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
Skill Level Intermediate
- [Voiceover] Hi, I'm Ed Liberman, Group Policy has been a major part of Active Directory since Windows 2000 Server, and continues to be used today. Network administrators use Group Policy to help them provide their users with efficient work environments. In this course, I will explain how Group Policy processing works including the default processing order, loopback processing, slow-link detection. Then you'll see how to to configure various Group Policy settings.
Some examples would be folder redirection, and logon scripts. After that, we'll go through Group Policy object management, as well as software deployment. So let's get started.