Adam Bomb had a recent visit with the Group Policy program managers, Michael explained the challenges that used to be involved in setting printers via group policy, and Lilia walks through the steps to easily do so today. You can follow Michaels blog at http://blogs.technet.com/mkleef, and Lilia contributes to the Group Policy team blog.
After about 18 months since Group Policy Preference were released with Windows Server 2008 Microsoft has finally release a migration tool to convert you PolicyMaker Group Policies to Group Policy Preferences. Here is the link to download the tool http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=35791cb6-710b-48c4-aaa1-90db170bcf2a&displaylang=en Source: Group Policy Team Blog : How do I migrate PolicyMaker Items to Group Policy Preference Items?
The Group Policy team hasn’t been sitting idly by, they’ve added a bunch of new features to Group Policy and Group Policy Preferences, and Adam Bomb sat down with Michael and Lilia to go over some of them. They cover PowerShell integration, new functionality in Directory Services, Auditing, new policies to cover new features like Direct Access, and UI enhancements…