Knowledgebase: Dedicated Server
Using Group Policies to Restrict Programs (Protect from Viruses and Worms)
Posted by Phil (Netcetera) on 07 January 2008 02:17 PM
You can use a group policy to protect your server from known viruses that require an executable to run. For example, Sobig.F and Blaster are two fine examples.|
Go to Run > Type MMC to open the Microsoft Management Console.
Select File > Add/Remove Snap-in > Add > Group Policy Object Editior
Allow it to modify the Local Computer in the wizard. Close > OK
Navigate to Local Computer Policy > User Configuration > Administrative Templates > System Click on Systems on the left hand pane. You should get some choices in the right hand pane.
Select Don't Run Specified Windows Applications.
Select Enable and then Show > Add
Add any applications you want to restrict. Blaster and Sobig.F are