The processing of Group Policy failed because of lack of network connectivity to a domain controller

After some recent infrastructure changes, I noticed that certain group policies were not being applied due to network connectivity lag as a result of how our systems were setup. To resolve this, I stumbled on a post that describes a Group Policy setting that can force the computer to wait for full network connectivity before logon.

To enable this setting:

  1. Open the Local Group Policy Editor
  2. Expand Computer Configuration
  3. Expand Administrative Templates
  4. Expand System
  5. Expand Logon
  6. Enable the Always wait for the network at computer startup and logon setting
  7. Restart your computer

One Reply to “The processing of Group Policy failed because of lack of network connectivity to a domain controller”

  1. Hi

    i am searching information related to this error, because i have a server ver critical server showing this error, and i want to figure out what has gone wrong. i don´t understand at all the poliicy created as you did. please can you expain it as clear as possible?

    thanks in advance