With Active Directory, you can deploy some Internet Explorer configuration using Group Policy (GPO). But sometime, settings for Internet Explorer are not modified, even if the GPO is correctly applied.
This behavior is not a bug, it’s a feature 🙂 When IE Security is enabled, GPO can’t change configuration for Internet Explorer.
For example, if I want to set Intranet Zone, I will change this setting in the GPO:
Internet Explorer Security On
With IE Security set to On, configuration is not applied:
IE Security Off
To change IE Security to Off:
After an gpupdate /force on the server:
You can get more information about Internet Zone and GPO here.