With any technology, understanding the foundational concepts can help you understand the rest of the technology. Group Policy is no different, and this chapter defined the basic concepts of Group Policy. Group Policy has many components, and some of the technical terms can be confusing. Here, you received definitions and examples of these terms, as well as a clear view of the structure of a GPO. This information will be invaluable as you begin to implement settings in a GPO that has over 2,500 individual settings.

You will work with three local GPOs and as many GPOs within Active Directory as you want to deal with. In the end, you will likely have more GPOs than you want to manage. You will use two default GPOs to establish security for ...

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