Group Policy Backup 

Group Policy Objects (GPOs) are vital components of Active Directory (AD). They control the behavior of users and computers in AD by applying policy settings. An accidental deletion or modification of GPOs can therefore adversely impact the AD environment. So it is highly recommended that GPOs be backed up regularly.  Backups are useful when GPOs need to be restored. The Group Policy Management Console (GPMC)  MMC snap-in can be used to backup and restore the GPOs. Read more  

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Group Policy Management Console (GPMC) – Part II

In part I  of Group Policy Management Console (GPMC), we introduced the GPMC MMC snap-in, its functionalities and also looked at how to perform a few basic tasks. In this part we will look at some of the other tasks that can be executed from the console. Read more  

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Group Policy Management Console (GPMC) – Part I

GPMC: An Introduction

The Group Policy Management Console (GPMC) is a one-stop solution for performing all the Group Policy functions an administrator has to deal with. This MMC snap-in provides all the information about Group Policies and allows one to view all the settings within a Group Policy Object (GPO). Many of the functions of the GPMC can also be scripted. The GPMC provides viewing, configuring, and analyzing GPO settings to know how they will affect target computers and users. Read more  

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