Applies To: Windows Server 2008
The Group Policy Management Console is included with Windows Server 2008. However, the feature is not installed with the operating system. Use Server Manager to install the Group Policy Management Console.
Install the GPMC using the user interface
To install the GPMC using the Server Manager user interface
To open Server Manager, click Start and then point to Administrative Tools. Click Server Manager.
In the console tree, click Features. In the Features pane, click Add Features.
In the Add Feature Wizard dialog box, select Group Policy Management Console from the list of available features. Click Install.
Close Server Manager when the installation completes.
Install the GPMC using the command line
To install the GPMC using the command line
Open a command prompt as an administrator.
In the command prompt type ServerManagerCmd -install gpmc.
Close the command prompt when the installation completes.