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Group Policy Processing

Last Updated On : Thursday, May 17, 2018Now that you have learned more about the concepts, components, and scoping of Group Policy, you are ready to examine Group Policy processing closely. As you read this #section, keep in mind that Group Policy is all about applying configurations defined by GPOs, that GPOs are applied in […]

Targeting Preferences

Last Updated On : Thursday, May 17, 2018Preferences, which were introduced in Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista, have a built-in scoping mechanism called item-level targeting. You can have multiple preference items in a single GPO, and each preference item can be targeted or filtered. So, for example, you could have a single GPO with […]

WMI Filters

Last Updated On : Sunday, July 12, 2015WMI Filters Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) is a management infrastructure technology that allows administrators to monitor and control managed objects in the network. A WMI query is capable of filtering systems based on characteristics, including RAM, processor speed, disk capacity, IP address, operating system version and service pack […]