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Windows® Group Policy Administrators Pocket Consultant by William R. Stanek

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Managing Group Policy

Now that you know how GPOs are used, let’s look at how you manage Group Policy. I discuss basic tools and techniques in this section as well as how to install additional tools you might need. You’ll find in-depth discussions for working with Group Policy throughout the rest of the book.

Working with Group Policy

When you install Active Directory to configure your infrastructure, Active Directory creates default user accounts and groups to help you manage the directory and configure security. The default users and groups available include:

  • Administrator. A default user account with domainwide access and privileges. By default, the Administrator account for a domain is a member of these groups: Administrators, Domain Admins, Domain ...

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