Best Practices for Group Policy Deployment and Management

by Darren Mar-Elia

This course will take you through the basics of using Group Policy into best practices for deploying and managing it in your production environments. You'll learn how to design a Group Policy environment that is secure, manageable, and reliable.

What you'll learn

Group Policy is complex, and it's not always easy to know the best way to deploy and manage it. In this course, Best Practices for Group Policy Deployment and Management, you’ll learn the best ways to deploy Group Policy in order to manage a reliable, functional Group Policy infrastructure. First, you'll discover how to design an AD with Group Policy in mind. Next, you’ll explore how to target, delegate, and secure Group Policy. Finally, you’ll delve into the skills needed to manage Group Policy ongoing such as auditing and change control. When you’re finished with this course, you'll have the skills and knowledge of Group Policy deployment and management needed to deliver an effective configuration management solution in your organization.

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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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