This course provides you with the skills needed to implement Group Policy within your Windows environment. You will see the key techniques required to successfully deploy GP and learn from my 20 years of experience and tips for Group Policy success.
Group Policy is complex. This course is designed to break down that complexity and teach the skills that you need to successfully begin to deploy GP in your Windows environments. In this course, Windows Server 2019: Group Policy Fundamentals, you will gain the ability to successfully deploy and manage Group Policy in your organization. First, you will learn the basics of creating and targeting GPOs. Next, you will discover how best to manage GPOs in areas like delegation, filtering, and backup. Finally, you will explore how to implement specific policy areas across a variety of configuration capabilities. When you are finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of Group Policy needed to successfully deploy Group Policy in even the largest environments.
Darren Mar-Elia is CTO and Founder of SDM Software and GPOGUY.COM. Darren has 30 years of IT and Software experience in the Microsoft technology area, including IT architecture roles at Fortune 500 companies and CTO of Windows products at Quest Software. He’s been a Microsoft Group Policy MVP for 11 years.
Course Overview (Music) Hi everyone. My name is Darren Mar-Elia, and welcome to my course, Windows Server 2019: Group Policy Fundamentals. I’m the founder of gpoguy.com and sdmsoftware.com, and I'm a fourteen-time Microsoft Group Policy MVP and currently Head of Product at software vendor Semperis. This course is an update of my previous Pluralsight Group Policy Fundamentals course and focuses on Group Policy fundamentals as of Windows Server 2019. I will cover the basics of implementing Group Policy in your environment and also share some of the best practices I've worked on and blogged about since the last course. Some of the major topics that we will cover include: effective delegation of Group Policy management; understanding Group Policy processing; backing up, copying, and importing GPOs; and implementing key policy areas like Group Policy preferences. By the end of this course, you'll know how to effectively implement a secure, efficient Group Policy deployment for your Windows servers and desktops. Before beginning the course, you should be familiar with basic Active Directory administration and have had some exposure to Group Policy and the Group Policy Management Console. I hope you'll join me on this journey to learn about Group Policy with the Windows Server 2019: Group Policy Fundamentals course at Pluralsight.