GPO Modeling and GPO Results in the GPMC

When an organization decides to perform administrative and management tasks using group policies, it is essential that the system administrators understand how to check to see whether Group Policy processing is working correctly. In the case when Active Directory hierarchies are being reconstructed or if new policies are being deployed, performing a simulated application of group policies to review the results can help avoid unexpected issues. To perform Group Policy simulations, an administrator can use Group Policy modeling, available in the GPMC. Group Policy modeling is the equivalent of Resultant Set of Policies (Planning), which is the name of the administrative right that must be delegated in Active ...

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