- [Voiceover] One of the challenges that our users…actually face when working in large enterprise environments…is that they sit down at the computer and they do things…at that local computer to make their environment…comfortable for themselves.…And then they have to move to another computer,…and everything that they did to customize and make it…comfortable for themselves goes away.…And the reason why is that by default,…user profiles are stored locally.…Now in the old days, we would solve this through the use…of something called roaming user profiles.…
But roaming user profiles come with some significant…challenges of their own, primarily surrounding…network bandwidth in that the entire profile…needs to be downloaded to an individual computer…when a user log in and uploaded when the user logs off.…So the way we resolve this problem in Windows Server 2012…is through something called folder redirection.…So here we are, I'm already on DC01…and I'm looking at the Group Policy Management tool.…And in order to demonstrate folder redirection,…
In this course, author Ed Liberman uses Windows Server 2012 R2 to demonstrate what Group Policy is and how to use it effectively. He shows how to configure Group Policy processing, adjust settings and preferences, and troubleshoot Group Policy problems and conflicts as they arise.
Note: This course maps to the Configure and Manage Group Policy domain for MCSA Exam 70-411, Administering Windows Server 2012.
- Configuring Group Policy processing
- Configuring inheritance blocking and enforced passwords
- Configuring security filtering
- Configuring loopback processing and slow-link processing
- Forcing Group Policy updates
- Adjusting settings and preferences
- Backing up Group Policy objects (GPOs)
- Managing software with Group Policy