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On a Windows Server 2003-based computer, you try to use Group Policy Management Console (GPMC) with Service Pack 1 to view the settings for a Group Policy object (GPO). However, you receive the following error message after you expand Security Settings on the Settings tab of the GPO:
In this situation, you cannot view any Group Policy settings when you expand Security Settings. This problem occurs if the Restricted Groups setting is defined in the GPO.
An error has occurred while collecting data for Security Configuration Engine (SCE) Extension.
This error impacts the following settings:
Account Policies (Password Policy, Account Lockout Policy, Kerberos Policy)
Local Policies (Audit Policy, User Rights Assignment, Security Options)
The following errors apply to all of the above settings:
The file "\\<Domain SysVol>\<Group Policy Object GUID>\Machine\microsoft\windows nt\secedit\gpttmpl.inf" is not in a valid format. Details: Index was out of range. Must be non-negative and less than the size of the collection. Parameter name: index
This problem occurs if the Gpttmpl.inf file contains incorrect information. After you define the Restricted Groups setting in a GPO, the Gpttmpl.inf file in the corresponding Group Policy folder contains a [Group Membership] segment that resembles the following:
This problem occurs if either of the entries under the [Group Membership] segment is missing.
To resolve this problem, find the information that is missing from the Gpttmpl.inf file. Then, add the missing information back to the Gpttmpl.inf file.
If you enable verbose logging for GPMC, more information will be logged in the Gpmgmt.log file and in the GpmgmtManaged.log file. Both files reside in the temporary (%Temp%) folder of the current user. When this problem occurs, a message that resembles the following is logged in the GpmgmtManaged.log file:To enable verbose logging for GPMC, follow these steps:
http://technet2.microsoft.com/WindowsServer/en/library/0907105e-7856-4c93-b97f-a9a306623af51033.mspxTo download Group Policy Management Console with Service Pack 1, visit the following Microsoft Download Center Web site:
Article ID: 942412 - Last Review: October 11, 2007 - Revision: 1.3