25 Cmdlets to Manage Group Policy using Windows...
Tip: 25 Cmdlets to Manage Group Policy using Windows PowerShell

You can use Windows PowerShell to manage Group Policy. Here are 25 cmdlets you can use to retrieve information and perform common tasks.

Backup-GPO Backs up one GPO or all the GPOs in a domain.

Copy-GPO Copies a GPO.

Get-GPInheritance Retrieves Group Policy inheritance information for a specified domain or OU.

Get-GPO Gets one GPO or all the GPOs in a domain.

Get-GPOReport Generates a report in either XML or HTML format for a specified GPO or for all GPOs in a domain.

Get-GPPermissions Gets the permission level for one or more security principals on a specified GPO.

Get-GPPrefRegistryValue Retrieves one or more registry preference items under either Computer Configuration or User Configuration in a GPO.

Get-GPRegistryValue Retrieves one or more registry-based policy settings under either Computer Configuration or User Configuration in a GPO.

Get-GPResultantSetOfPolicy Outputs the Resultant Set of Policy (RSoP) information to a file, for a user, a computer, or both.

Get-GPStarterGPO Gets one Starter GPO or all Starter GPOs in a domain.

Import-GPO Imports the Group Policy settings from a backed-up GPO into a specified GPO.

New-GPLink Links a GPO to a site, domain, or OU.

New-GPO Creates a new GPO.

New-GPStarterGPO Creates a new Starter GPO.

Remove-GPLink Removes a GPO link from a site, domain, or OU.

Remove-GPO Deletes a GPO.

Remove-GPPrefRegistryValue Removes one or more registry preference items from either Computer Configuration or User Configuration in a GPO.

Remove-GPRegistryValue Removes one or more registry-based policy settings from either Computer Configuration or User Configuration in a GPO.

Rename-GPO Assigns a new display name to a GPO.

Restore-GPO Restores one GPO or all GPOs in a domain from one or more GPO backup files.

Set-GPInheritance Blocks or unblocks inheritance for a specified domain or OU.

Set-GPLink Sets the properties of the specified GPO link.

Set-GPPermissions Grants a level of permissions to a security principal for one GPO or for all the GPOs in a domain.

Set-GPPrefRegistryValue Configures a registry preference item under either Computer Configuration or User Configuration in a GPO.

Set-GPRegistryValue Configures one or more registry-based policy settings under either Computer Configuration or User Configuration in a GPO.



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