Understanding Group Policy Software Installation
Software Installation policy isn’t meant to replace enterprise solutions such as Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS). Instead, it is designed as a versatile and easy-to-use departmental solution for deploying and maintaining software. Before diving into actual deployment, let’s look at:
How software installation works
What you need to know to prepare for installation
How to set up the install location
What limitations apply
How Software Installation Works
Software Installation through Group Policy works like this: You define one or more applications within a Group Policy object (GPO) in your Active Directory domain. When a user or computer processes that GPO, any applications that have been defined ...