Group Policy: Management, Troubleshooting, and Security: For Windows Vista , Windows 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000

Group Policy: Management, Troubleshooting, and Security: For Windows Vista , Windows 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000

by Jeremy Moskowitz
     
 

Practical Guidance with Detailed Coverage of Windows Vista, XP, and Server 2003

This revision of the popular Group Policy, Profiles, and IntelliMirror is fully updated for Windows Vista. Inside, you'll learn how best to use Group Policy to take full advantage of Active Directory and create a managed desktop environment. You'll learn details

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Practical Guidance with Detailed Coverage of Windows Vista, XP, and Server 2003

This revision of the popular Group Policy, Profiles, and IntelliMirror is fully updated for Windows Vista. Inside, you'll learn how best to use Group Policy to take full advantage of Active Directory and create a managed desktop environment. You'll learn details about the GPMC, Group Policy troubleshooting techniques, and configuring Group Policy to create a resilient desktop environment. Inside, discover how to:

  • Master all major Group Policy functions for all versions of Windows
  • Troubleshoot Group Policy using tools, logs, Resource Kit utilities, registry hacks, and third-party tools
  • Use Group Policy to secure your Windows Vista and Windows XP desktops
  • Create and manage ADMX files and leverage the Group Policy Central Store
  • Deploy Office 2007, Office 2003, and more using Group Policy Software Installation
  • Utilize Windows Deployment Services to roll out new desktops
  • Script complex Group Policy operations, including linking, backup, restore, permissions changes and migrating
  • Set up roaming and managed desktops between XP and Vista machines
  • Control hardware, restrict software, assign printers, and tweak Internet Explorer 7

Coverage Includes: ADMX files, the Central Store, Offline Files Updates , Windows Deployment Services, and More

Master Advanced Features: Inheritance Blocking, Prioritization, Linking, Loopback Policy Processing, Security Policy Processing, Enforcing, and WMI Filters

Go Beyond Group Policy: Deploy Shadow Copies and Utilize Windows Deployment Services for Complete Protection of Your Data and Systems

About the Series

The Mark Minasi Windows Administrator Library equips system administrators with in-depth technical solutions to the many challenges associated with administering Windows in an enterprise setting. Series editor Mark Minasi, a leading Windows expert, not only selects the topics and authors, he also develops each book to meet the specific needs and goals of systems administrators, MIS professionals, help-desk personnel, and corporate programmers.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470106426
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/09/2007
Series:
Mark Minasi Windows Administrator Library
Pages:
786
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.62(d)

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