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Creating the Secure Managed Desktop: Using Group Policy, SoftGrid, Microsoft Deployment Toolkit, and Other Management Tools by Jeremy Moskowitz

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11.4. Final Thoughts for This Chapter and for the Book

Group Policy can only take you so far. That's because while Group Policy appears to be a security mechanism, it's not. It's a delivery mechanism. Sure, it can deliver security settings, and that's awesome. But to achieve true security and manageability on the Desktop we need more than just Group Policy alone.

In Chapter 1, we deployed our Desktop in an automated fashion.

In Chapters 2 and 3, we set up roaming profiles and redirected folders and offline files to help us manage our user's computer-hopping experiences.

In Chapter 4, Chapters 5, 6, and 7, we worked on getting software to our users and computers via GPSI and SoftGrid.

In Chapter 8, we started making sure our computers were more ...

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