Chapter 7. Managing Enterprise Security and Configuration with Group Policy Settings

You can use Group Policy to manage the configuration of an enormous variety of components and features of Microsoft Windows. In the previous chapter, you learned how to configure a Group Policy infrastructure. In this chapter, you learn to apply that infrastructure to manage several types of configuration related to security and software installation. You also discover tools, such as the Security Configuration Wizard, that make it easier to determine which settings should be configured based on a server’s roles. Finally, you learn how to configure auditing of files and folders and of Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) changes.

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