- [Voiceover] When it comes to software management…using Group Policy,…deployment is only part of the process.…There are additional management tasks that we can do…to software packages that have already been deployed.…In order to demonstrate this,…I will tell you that I'm on DC 1.…I'm in the Group Policy Management tool here…and in my Software Deployment GPO,…I'm gonna right-click and select Edit…because I want to show you that under User Configuration,…Policies, Software Settings, Software installation,…here is a package that was already deployed…and this was actually demonstrated in…another lesson in this course.…
But here I have Acrobat Reader that was deployed,…published, actually, out to our clients…and we even went and installed it…out on our Windows 10 client.…Well if I right-click and go to it's properties,…there's a couple other things we can do here.…One has to do with upgrades.…We can utilize Group Policy to help push out…a new version of a software package.…Now, I can't fully demonstrate this…because I don't have multiple versions,…
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