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Windows Server® 2008 Administrator's Pocket Consultant by William Stanek

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Managing Local Group Policies

Windows Server 2008 allows the use of multiple Local Group Policy Objects (LGPOs) on a single computer (as long as the computer is not a domain controller). Previously, computers had only one LGPO. Windows Server 2008 allows you to assign a different LGPO to each local user or general user type. This allows the application of policy to be more flexible and support a wider array of implementation scenarios.

Local Group Policy Objects

When computers are being used in a stand-alone configuration rather than a domain configuration, you may find that multiple LGPOs are useful because you no longer have to explicitly disable or remove settings that interfere with your ability to manage a computer before performing administrator ...

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