Active Directory Policies

Creating a GPO in Active Directory

GPOs can be created and managed using the Group Policy Management Console (GPMC). The configuration settings can be edited using the Group Policy Object Editor (gpedit) console. The following steps illustrate how to create a GPO: Open the GPMC snap-in. Go to Start Menu…
Active Directory Policies

Group Policy Objects

Group Policy settings are stored in the form of Group Policy Objects (GPOs). GPOs can be created like any other active directory object and is linked to a Site, domain or OU in which the policy settings have to be applied. The GPO stores its configuration information in two…
Active Directory Policies

Benefits of Group Policies

Time and Cost Saving All configuration settings are applied automatically during user logon and computer startup. The settings are applied without needing any user intervention which results in fewer requirements for technicians. Centralized location for all…
Active Directory Policies

Group Policy

In a nutshell, a Group Policy is a collection of settings, which determine how a unit of users/computers should behave. The Two Types of Group Policies: Administrators can use Group Policies to enforce a set of configuration settings to both the computer and the user.
Active Directory Policies

Active Directory Policies

The time and cost spent to organize, control and maintain the IT infrastructure of an organization is very high. It is the IT administrator’s job to ensure that the employees of the organization have the latest softwares, adequate security settings, availability of files…