Group Policy Search Engine Gets Updated

The Group Policy Search Engine is a great web site that has all the different version of Microsoft Group Policy ADMX files that allows you to easily and quickly search for the policy setting. This site is one I use very frequently especially and is a must have bookmark for any Group Policy Administrator. Well, …

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TechNet: Group Policy for Beginners

Having used Group Policy almost every working day of my life it is easy to forget that sometime the basic stuff is still a challenge to get your head around. Therefore Microsoft has just released a document (and web page) that is an excellent primer for anyone just starting to use Group Policy. See links …

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TechNet: AGPM Production GPO’s

I have posted about the Advanced Group Policy Management (aka AGPM) server tool previously explaining how to install it and use in in your environment to safely modify your Group Policies Object However Ned Pyle from Microsoft has done a post that goes into great detail what happen behind the scenes when you “Control” or …

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Fixing Active Directory Time Sync Issues

You might think that AD time sync in your organisation is something that just works out of the box but Sander Berkouwer has just done a post about what you need to do to setup time sync for Windows Server 2008 & R2. Apparently the default time sync server for Windows Server 2003 (time.windows.com) no …

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Active Directory and Group Policy… Would you like to know more?

Ned Pyle from the Active Directory Service team has just done a super post to the Ask the Directory Services Team called Post-Graduate AD Studies. This is a collection of links to pretty much every AD/Group Policy related TechNet article known to man. Definitely a post that you will want to bookmark to use as …

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