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Create and Manage Group Policy

Keep a tight rein on your system with this course on creating and managing group policies. Explore GPOs, working with templates, preferences and item-level targeting and more.

9 videos  //  61 minutes of training

Course description

In this course, you’ll get to grips with creating and managing group policy. Take a closer look at Group Policy Objects (GPOs) and their uses, including managing, linking, filtering and processing GPOs. You’ll also explore domain, DC and local policies, working with templates, and preferences and item-level targeting. Keep your group policy under tight control and make sure it’s working for you with this course!

Course syllabus

Group PoliciesDuration: 8:30

Domain, DC, and Local PoliciesDuration: 5:27

Managing GPOsDuration: 11:16

GPO LinkingDuration: 4:49

GPO FilteringDuration: 4:47

GPO Processing OptionsDuration: 8:15

Working with TemplatesDuration: 5:18

GPO Client SettingDuration: 6:10

Preferences and Item-Level TargetingDuration: 6:05

Meet the author

Barbara Andrews


Barbara Andrews has 20+ years of IT experience starting with Windows NT back in 1996. She's worked with almost all of Microsoft’s products, including Windows Server, SQL Server, SharePoint Server, Business Intelligence, System Center, Azure, Office 365 and Hyper-V. She's trained 6000+ working professionals and consulted with many public and private organizations across many different industries. Barbara holds Microsoft industry credentials — including MCT, MCSE, MCITP, MCSA, MCDBA and MCP — and is a HPE Certified Trainer (Master HPE ASE) and SalesForce Admin. She currently works from her home in Anaheim, California, teaching adult students from around the world. She's been married to her husband, Arthur, for 23 years and has two children. In her spare time she can be found hiking Southern California or kayaking Newport Harbor.

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Plans and pricing





$599 / license

Annually. Includes all content plus team admin and reporting.