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Get the in-depth information you need to use Group Policy to administer Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista—direct from a leading Group Policy MVP and the Microsoft® Group Policy team. With Group Policy and Active Directory® directory service, administrators can take advantage of policy-based management to streamline the administration of users and computers throughout the enterprise—from servers running Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003 or Windows 2000 Server, to workstations running Windows Vista, Windows XP Professional, or Windows 2000 Professional. This essential resource provides in-depth technical information and expert insights for simplifying and automating administrative tasks, including policy enforcement, system updates, and software installations, as well as how to centralize the management of network resources. The CD provides essential utilities, job aids, and more. Its everything you need to help increase your efficiency while bolstering user productivity, security services, and system reliability.

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This resource kit for the Group Policy in Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista gives system administrators and IT professionals a clear understanding of the latest features and capabilities, including over 5000 individual settings and 40 client-side extensions (CSE). Melber, a Group Policy MVP for Microsoft, offers step-by-step instructions on how to create, manage, edit, search and filter GPOs while integrating Group Policy into Active Directory. A CD-ROM is included that contains 11 Windows PowerShell scripts, links to sample ADMX files and third-party tools, sample chapters from other Microsoft guides and an eBook version of this volume. Annotation ©2009 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

Get the in-depth information you need to use Group Policy to administer Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista—direct from a leading Group Policy MVP and the Microsoft Group Policy team. With Group Policy and Active Directory directory service, administrators can take advantage of policy-based management to streamline the administration of users and computers throughout the enterprise—from servers running Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003 or Windows 2000 Server, to workstations running Windows Vista, Windows XP Professional, or Windows 2000 Professional. This essential resource provides in-depth technical information and expert insights for simplifying and automating administrative tasks, including policy enforcement, system updates, and software installations, as well as how to centralize the management of network resources. The CD provides essential utilities, job aids, and more. It’s everything you need to help increase your efficiency while bolstering user productivity, security services, and system reliability.

For customers who purchase an ebook version of this title, instructions for downloading the CD files can be found in the ebook.

About the Author

Derek Melber, MCSE, CISM, is a leading expert and trainer on Windows Server Active Directory, Security, and Group Policy. Derek is a contributing editor to Redmond Magazine, RIAG Journal, and IT Audit newsletter. He is a frequent speaker at TechMentor, MISTI, and other conferences, and has conducted training and development events for numerous Fortune 500 clients.

Table of Contents

  • Dedication
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • Introducing Group Policy
    • Chapter 1: Why Group Policy?
    • Chapter 2: What's New in Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008
    • Chapter 3: Group Policy Basics
  • Group Policy Structure
    • Chapter 4: Architecture of Group Policy
    • Chapter 5: Group Policy Processing
  • Administering Group Policy
    • Chapter 6: Using the GPMC
    • Chapter 7: Advanced GPMC Management
    • Chapter 8: Controlling GPOs with Scripts and Automation
  • Implementing Security
    • Chapter 9: Security Delegation for Administration of GPOs
  • Using Registry-Based Policy Settings
    • Chapter 10: ADM Templates, ADMX Files, and the ADMX Central Store
    • Chapter 11: Customizing ADM Templates and ADMX Files
  • Group Policy Settings
    • Chapter 12: Group Policy Preferences
    • Chapter 13: Settings Breakdown for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista
  • Advanced Topics
    • Chapter 14: Advanced Group Policy Management
    • Chapter 15: Troubleshooting GPOs
  • Appendices
    • Third-Party Group Policy Tools
    • Additional Resources
  • About the Author
  • System Requirements
  • Windows Server 2008-Resources for Administrators
  • Windows Server 2008 Resource Kit-Your Definitive Resource!

Product Details

ISBN:
9780735625143
Author:
Melber, Derek
Publisher:
Microsoft Press
Subject:
General
Subject:
Client-Server Computing - Windows
Subject:
Operating Systems - Windows Vista
Subject:
Server Computing
Subject:
Microsoft Windows-Windows 2000 Professional
Subject:
Operating Systems - General
Subject:
Operating Systems - Windows
Subject:
Operating Systems - NT
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Resource Kit
Publication Date:
20080331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
544
Dimensions:
9 x 7.5 x 1.27 in 2.37 lb

Related Subjects

Computers and Internet » Computers Reference » System Administration
Computers and Internet » Database » Client Server
Computers and Internet » Operating Systems » General

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"Synopsis" by , Get the in-depth information you need to use Group Policy to administer Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista—direct from a leading Group Policy MVP and the Microsoft Group Policy team. With Group Policy and Active Directory directory service, administrators can take advantage of policy-based management to streamline the administration of users and computers throughout the enterprise—from servers running Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003 or Windows 2000 Server, to workstations running Windows Vista, Windows XP Professional, or Windows 2000 Professional. This essential resource provides in-depth technical information and expert insights for simplifying and automating administrative tasks, including policy enforcement, system updates, and software installations, as well as how to centralize the management of network resources. The CD provides essential utilities, job aids, and more. It’s everything you need to help increase your efficiency while bolstering user productivity, security services, and system reliability.

For customers who purchase an ebook version of this title, instructions for downloading the CD files can be found in the ebook.

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