Microsoft Windows Group Policy Guide

Microsoft Windows Group Policy Guide

by Darren Mar-Elia, Derek Melber, William R. Stanek, The Microsoft Group Policy Team
     
 

Get the in-depth information you need to use Group Policy to administer your enterprise system—direct from industry experts and the Microsoft Group Policy team. With Group Policy and Active Directory® directory service, administrators can take advantage of policy-based management to streamline the administration of users and computers throughout the

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Get the in-depth information you need to use Group Policy to administer your enterprise system—direct from industry experts and the Microsoft Group Policy team. With Group Policy and Active Directory® directory service, administrators can take advantage of policy-based management to streamline the administration of users and computers throughout the enterprise—from servers running Windows Server 2003 or Windows 2000 Server to workstations running Windows XP Professional or Windows 2000 Professional. This essential resource explains how to simplify and automate administrative tasks, including policy enforcement, system updates, and software installations, as well as how to centralize the management of network resources. The CD provides essential utilities, custom ADMs, GPO spreadsheets, and more. It’s everything you need to help increase your efficiency while bolstering user productivity, security services, and system reliability.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780735622173
Publisher:
Microsoft Press
Publication date:
06/08/2005
Series:
Pro-One-Offs Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
800
Product dimensions:
7.38(w) x 9.16(h) x 1.94(d)

Meet the Author

Darren Mar-Elia is a Microsoft MVP for Windows Server-Group Policy and the chief technology officer for Windows Management at Quest Software. He is a contributing editor to Windows IT Pro magazine and has written or contributed to more than 10 books on Windows management technologies.

Derek Melber, MCSE, CISM, is a leading expert and trainer on Windows Server Active Directory, Security, and Group Policy. Derek is a contributing editor to Redmond Magazine, RIAG Journal, and IT Audit newsletter. He is a frequent speaker at TechMentor, MISTI, and other conferences, and has conducted training and development events for numerous Fortune 500 clients.

William R. Stanek is a Microsoft MVP with 20+ years of experience in systems management and advanced programming. He is an award-winning author who’s written more than 100 books, including Windows 7 Administrator’s Pocket Consultant and Windows Server 2008 Inside Out. He is the series editor for the Pocket Consultant line of books.

The Microsoft Group Policy Team designs, develops, and supports Group Policy technology for the Windows operating system.

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