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Microsoft® Windows Server 2003: Administrator’s Companion by Jason Gerend, Sharon Crawford, Charlie Russel

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Deploying and Managing Software Using Group Policy

You can use the Windows 2000 Group Policy feature to deploy and manage software to entire groups of users or computers without having to go to each computer and install the software.

The following sections discuss the Software Installation and Maintenance component of Group Policy: what it is, how to set it up and change options, and how to work with software packages you want to deploy.

Understanding Software Installation and Maintenance

The Software Installation and Maintenance component of the IntelliMirror technologies (see the sidebar “IntelliMirror Technologies” later in this chapter) is an extremely useful tool for administrators. It can be used to make applications available for installation ...

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