Windows Screen lock Automatically Using Group Policy
Windows 10 computer screen lock with timeout automatically using the group policy in the server. when the machine is not in use for a few minutes. We can configure windows screen lock time automatically after a few seconds. we can also use the screen lock shortcut to lock the screen on windows 8 as well 10. so
We can also set the windows screen lock time and timeout that will help us to lock the screen within a given time. In a similar way, we can also set the windows lock screen images using these settings.
If you want to check the applied settings are working or not, just leave the machine for a few minutes. This should lock the screen automatically.
Sometimes, it’s very important to lock the screen of your computer because anybody can do anything with your machine.
Note: Remember you can not apply these settings on user profile and only available for Computer.
Open group policy management and create a new policy.
Right-click on group policy → new → give it a name
Create a policy or make changes in the existing one. I have chosen that I created a Screen lock policy.
Right-click on Screen lock policy -> choose edit - > then go to the below location as shown in the screenshot.
Computer Configuration -> Policies -> Windows Settings -> Security Settings -> Security Options -> Security Options
Now select the highlighted interactive logon and right–click on it then choose properties.
Put the time here in seconds and apply. Now you have to update the policy on the client machine using the below command and apply this policy from group policy management on your OU.
The computer screen would lock after 630 seconds using group policy on windows server.
You’re done server automatically 10