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Windows® 7 Resource Kit by Tony Northrup Mitch Tulloch and Jerry Honeycutt

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Managing Group Policy

Managing Group Policy for the Windows 7 platform involves various tasks, including the following:

  • Configuring the central store

  • Adding ADMX templates to the store

  • Creating and managing GPOs

  • Editing GPOs

  • Managing MLGPOs

  • Migrating ADM templates to ADMX format

  • Configuring Group Policy processing

  • Using Advanced Group Policy Management

The following sections explain how to perform these tasks and more.

Configuring the Central Store

You should create and configure the central store manually for ADMX template files in AD DS domains running Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Server 2003. To create and configure the central store, follow these steps:

  1. Log on to the domain controller hosting the PDC Emulator flexible single ...

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