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50255 - Managing Windows Environments with Group Policy

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  • Private class for your team
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  • Onsite testing available

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Course Overview

In this course-currently the only offering in the market devoted to Group Policy training-you will learn how to reduce costs and increase efficiency in your network. You will discover how to consolidate the administration of an enterprise IT infrastructure with Group Policy, and you will learn to control and manage computer systems and domain users running Windows Server and Windows clients. Create Group Policies, implement administrative and security templates, and determine best practices when deploying software packages. Walk away with the experience and tools needed to optimize your enterprise systems and networks.

Course Length: 5 Days

Audience: Enterprise network staff responsible for help desk support, system administration, and network design.

Prerequisites: Experience with the Microsoft Windows Server 2008/12 eenvironments and a fundamental understanding of Active Directory. MOC 20410, MOC 20411, MOC 20740, MOC 20741, or equivalent working knowledge.

What You're Going To Learn

  • Features and functions of Group Policy
  • Use Group Policy management tools to manage security policies
  • Design a Group Policy infrastructure
  • Group Policy processing architecture
  • Back up, restore, import, and copy Group Policy Objects through the Group Policy
  • Management Console
  • Use Windows PowerShell to manage Group Policy
  • Implement security using Group Policy
  • Configure the desktop environment with Group Policy
  • Configure roaming profiles and Folder Redirection
  • Assign and publish software packages
  • Implement AppLocker and software restriction policies
  • Create and deploy Administrative Templates
  • Configure Group Policy preferences

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Course Outline

Introduction to Configuration Management

  • Explore default Policy Settings
  • Explore Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016 Interface

Group Policy Management Tools

  • Working with Multiple Local Policies
  • Installing the GPMC on Windows Operating Systems
  • Basic Group Policy Management

Designing a Group Policy Infrastructure

  • Creating an Organizational Unit (OU) Structure for Group Policy
  • Delegating GPO Management
  • Creating Starter GPOs

Group Policy Processing Architecture

  • Working with Multiple GPO Levels
  • Using the Block Inheritance and Enforce Options
  • Implementing Security Filtering
  • Creating a WMI Filter
  • Working with Loopback Processing

Troubleshooting and Backing UpGPOs

  • Using Tools for Troubleshooting
  • Backing Up and Restoring GPOs
  • Use Command Line Tools to Perform GPO Maintenance

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