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Adding websites to Trusted Zone in Internet explorer through Group Policy

Hello Guys,  Today I am going to explain two method which will allow you to automatically add websites in trusted zone of internet explorer or other zones.

One method restrict users to change or add websites and other allow users to make change as required.

  1. Adding Sites to Trusted Zone in Internet explorer through Group Policy and Disallow user to change setting.

=> Open gpedit.msc and create new policy and click on edit policy and then expand the below path

 

Computer Configuration > Administrative Tools > Windows Components > Internet Explorer > Internet Control Panel > Security Page and then double click to the zone assignment list in the right pane

Trusted zone1

Now click on Enable and Show and websites that you want to add with value 2 for trusted zone.

Values for other zones to add sites

  1. Intranet zone – sites on your local network.
  2. Trusted Sites zone – sites that have been added to your trusted sites.
  3. Internet zone – sites that are on the Internet.
  4. Restricted Sites zone – sites that have been specifically added to your restricted sites.

 

trusted zone2

 

  1. Adding Sites to Trusted Zone in Internet explorer through Group Policy with allow user to change setting.

This method focused on editing in registry file of user configuration and not restricting users from adding their own sites

trusted zone3

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Current Version\Internet Settings\ZoneMap\Domains\websitename.com\www

If you want to add subdomain then you can type

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Current Version\Internet Settings\ZoneMap\Domains\ websitename.com \sub

Or

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Current Version\Internet Settings\ZoneMap\Domains\ websitename.com \*

trusted zone4

 

One thought on “Adding websites to Trusted Zone in Internet explorer through Group Policy

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