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Windows® Small Business Server 2011 by Charlie Russel and Sharon Crawford

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Restoring a Group Policy Object

You can easily restore GPOs that have been backed up. If you back up all the GPOs in a container, you can restore all of them, some of them, or one at a time.

To restore backed-up GPOs, complete these steps:

  1. Select Group Policy from the Administrative Tools menu.

  2. In the console tree, navigate to Group Policy Objects.

  3. To restore a previous version of an existing GPO or to restore a deleted GPO, right-click Group Policy Objects and select Manage Backups.

  4. In the Manage Backups dialog box, select the GPO to restore and click Restore.

When you have a lot of GPOs to sort through, select the check box that allows you to display only the latest versions of the backed-up GPOs. If you’re unsure of which GPO to restore, highlight ...

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