Join Ed Liberman for an in-depth discussion in this video GPO backup and recovery, part of Windows Server 2012 R2: Manage Group Policy.
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- [Voiceover] Just like any other critical data,…or active directory related resources,…you should back up your group policy objects…to help protect their integrity.…The good news is that the group policy…management console already has a built in tool…to help you do this.…So here I'm on DC one,…and I'm in the group policy management console already.…And I'm highlighted on our group policy objects.…And that's why I see a list…of all of our group policy objects in the domain.…If I were to right click on any one of these,…you will see that there are options,…first of all for backing up, and option to restore…from a backup, or to import settings…from a previously backed up group policy object.…
So here if I select that I want to back up…this group policy object,…it takes me to a window where it wants the location…where I want to back it up to.…And if you take a look on my C drive,…I have created a folder called GPO Backup.…It's just an empty folder that I created,…and I'm going to use that to store the backups.…So I click ok, and then backup.…
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