Advanced Group Policy for Windows Vista

These excerpts from "Microsoft Windows Vista Management and Administration" provide Group Policy management tips for working with Windows Vista, with info on GPO administration.

Microsoft Windows Vista Management and Administration offers some more advanced techniques for using Group Policy with the Windows Vista operating system.

The authors begin by identifying the Group Policy Objects (GPO) that are available with the new OS, including info...

on Vista-specific GPOs and those left over from Windows XP. They then lead you through some step-by-steps on how to use a few of the new, more useful Group Policy Objects. Finally, the tutorial ends with some recommended best practices for using GPOs with Vista.

This is the next chapter of our previous tutorial, which covered the basics of using Windows Vista Group Policy.

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 Home: Introduction
 Tip 1: Which GPOs are available
 Tip 2: Further understanding GPOs in Vista
 Tip 3: Examples of useful GPOs in Vista
 Tip 4: Moving policies between domains
 Tip 5: Recommended practices with Vista Group Policy

Microsoft Windows Vista Management and Administration This chapter excerpt from Microsoft Windows Vista Management and Administration, by Andrew Abbate, James Walker, Scott Chimner and Rand Morimoto, is printed with permission from Pearson Education, Copyright 2007.

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This was last published in January 2008

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