Creating a group policy object

Group policy allows you to define computer and user configuration settings that ensure a system is configured per policy.

With group policy, you first create a group policy object within the Active Directory. You then configure the GPO, for example, enabling computers in the IT organizational unit to be able to use PowerShell scripts on those systems. There are literally thousands of settings you can configure for a user or computer through group policy.

Once you configure your GPO object, you link the policy object to the OU you want to configure. You can also apply a GPO to the domain as a whole, to a specific AD site, or to any OU. A given GPO can be assigned in multiple places which can simplify your OU design. ...

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