Designing and Managing a Group Policy Deployment

by Darren Mar-Elia

This course is designed to build on the knowledge you gained in the Group Policy fundamentals course by providing practical direction on how you can design, manage, and secure a good Group Policy deployment.

What you'll learn

Once you know the basics of Group Policy, the next step is learning how to deploy, manage, and secure it correctly.

In this course, Designing and Managing a Group Policy Deployment, you will gain the ability to develop an approach and the tools for successful deployment, delegation, and troubleshooting of Group Policy in your environment.

First, you will learn how to deploy GPOs most efficiently and with a focus on reducing complexity.
Next, you will discover how to delegate and harden your GPOs to ensure they are safely and securely deployed.
Finally, you will explore how to troubleshoot common GPO issues and learn the step-by-step approaches to solving GPO problems.

When you are finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge needed to be confident in having a secure and manageable Group Policy deployment in your own environments.

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Course Overview

About the author

Darren is CTO & Founder of SDM Software and has 30 years experience in IT and software, including CTO of Windows Management products at Quest Software, Technical Director for distributed infrastructure and Charles Schwab and Sr. Director of Product Engineering at DesktopStandard. He is an 11-time Microsoft Group Policy MVP and has been a contributing editor at Windows IT Pro Magazine since 1997.

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