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Implement Group Policy Inheritance and Filtering

In this hands-on lab, you will take on the role of network engineer and learn the steps needed to configure security filtering, create and apply a WMI filter, and report results using `gpresult`.

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Clock icon Intermediate
Clock icon 45m
Clock icon Jan 17, 2022

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Table of Contents

  1. Challenge

    Edit the Group Policy

    Edit a Group Policy in main-vm:

    1. Rename the default to TestGPO
    2. Confirm the change in PowerShell
    3. Remove authenticated users from security filtering
  2. Challenge

    Prepare test-vm and Validate the GPO Settings

    Validate that the GPO settings are correct and prepare test-vm by promoting it to a domain controller and connecting it to the domain:

    1. Promote test-vm to a domain controller
    2. Connect test-vm to
    3. Verify that the Test GPO is visible and listed under Filtering: Denied (Security)
  3. Challenge

    Add a Computer and Verify

    Add test-vm under the security filter for the Test GPO policy. Once that's complete, verify in test-vm that the updates were successful.

  4. Challenge

    Add a WMI Filter for Windows 2019 and Earlier

    Jump back into main-vm and create a WMI filter for Windows 2019 and earlier. Verify that this update took effect in test-vm.

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