Deploying GPOs efficiently and effectively requires careful attention. As we have seen in this chapter, you must consider many factors when you design and implement Group Policy in your enterprise. How you design your GPOs depends on your Active Directory structure, replication, site design, and more—and that’s a lot of information to evaluate. If you do not evaluate these factors, troubleshooting Group Policy can be much more difficult, and Group Policy processing can suffer performance degradation as well.
There is no secret recipe or procedure that you can follow to bypass all possible issues involved in deploying Group Policy, but the following best practices can help you avoid many pitfalls.