This article will provide Information about the order in which Group Policy settings for users and computers are processed In a domain environment.
Group policies are applied in the following order:
- Local computer – each computer have a local policy which is applied first
- Site – Site based GPO
- Domain – Domain based GPO
- Organizational Units –OU Based GPO and their child organizational GPO next
Inside the Group Policy the application order is:
- Computer polices settings
- User polices settings
Note: When GPO are set to disabled or to Block Inheritance they will not apply.