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Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Delta Guide, Second Edition by Mark Rouse, Don Jones

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6. Group Policy Changes

IN THIS CHAPTER

Deploying software

Using the Group Policy Management console

Using the Resultant Set of Policy snap-in

Implementing software restriction policies

What's New

Microsoft introduced Group Policy—a mechanism for administration of computers in Active Directory domains—in Windows 2000. Group Policy allows administrators to specify settings for everything from user environment configuration to software distribution to password policies. The basics of Group Policy have not changed with Windows Server 2003. However, several enhancements make the management and implementation of Group Policy easier. The Windows 2000 Group Policy Microsoft Management Console (MMC) snap-in has been redesigned, and two new management ...

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