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The processing of group policy failed. What is this? It’s an error shows that when Windows attempted to read file sysvolpolicies and was not successful.

Here are the full messages you can see.

The processing of Group Policy failed. Windows attempted to read the file \domainSysVoldomainPolicies{#}gpt.ini from a domain controller and was not successful. Group Policy settings may not be applied until this event is resolved. This issue may be transient and could be caused by one or more of the following:
The_Processing_of_Group_Policy_Failed
The processing of Group Policy failed. Windows attempted to read the file \DC1hattansystems.comsysvolDC1hattansystems.comPolicies{31B2F340-016D-11D2-945F-00C04FB984F9}gpt.ini from a domain controller and was not successful. Group Policy settings may not be applied until this event is resolved. This issue may be transient and could be caused by one or more of the following.

How to fix the Error The Processing of Group Policy Failed

Go to DC in location 1 and access the following path.

C:WindowsSYSVOLsysvoldomaintPolicies and access the files which is mentioned in the error .
in your case it is {31B2F340-016D-11D2-945F and copy that file to DC in location 2 and run Gpupdate.

Ensure that the DNS resolution is working properly. Also, test browsing to other DC’s.


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