Chapter 2: Managing Group Policy with the GPMC

In Chapter 1, you got to know how and when Group Policy works. We used Active Directory Users and Computers to create and manage users and computers, but we used the Group Policy Management Console (GPMC) to manage Group Policy. We got a little workout with the GPMC when creating new GPOs and linking them to various levels in Active Directory.

And, for just a moment, we went back to the old-school way to delegate control to Frank and the HR-OU-Admins group to link existing GPOs to their Human Resources OU structure.

In this chapter, I’ll cover the remainder of the daily tasks you can perform using the GPMC. As a reminder, the GPMC is for all implementations of Active Directory. That is, you can ...

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