7.2. ADM vs. ADMX File Distinction

Because GPMC 1.0 and 2.0 have such radically different ways of presenting (what appears to be) the same stuff to you via the Group Policy Management Editor (or the Group Policy Object Editor), it might be helpful to get a brief rundown of each technology. It's likely you have a mixed environment—of Windows XP and Windows Vista client machines and management stations. So, as we proceed in the chapter, you'll have a feel for what's going on under the hood.

Again, many settings are available in both the Computer and the User Administrative Templates sections of the Group Policy Management Editor. How these settings are displayed depends on what is inside the default ADM templates. Therefore, when you create any ...

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