Configuring and Optimizing Group Policy

After a GPO has been created, you should take a few steps to configure how the policy will be applied and to optimize the time to apply the policy. Group policies can be limited to computer-specific or user-specific settings. To determine whether either type of setting can be disabled, the administrator should determine which settings are necessary to provide the desired policy settings. In many cases, a policy uses settings for both types. To disable either user or computer policy settings, select the policy as described in the section “Viewing Policies with the Group Policy Management Console,” earlier in this chapter. When the policy is listed, select the Details tab. Adjust the GPO status field to disable ...

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