Updated: January 21, 2005
Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2
You can use Group Policy to manage features included with the Microsoft® Windows Server 2003 family, such as Group Policy Software Installation, Administrative Templates, Folder Redirection, Remote Installation Services, Security Settings, Scripts (Startup/Shutdown and Logon/Logoff) and Internet Explorer Maintenance.
To use Group Policy without the Group Policy Management Console (GPMC), see Group Policy (pre-GPMC).
To use Group Policy with the Group Policy Management Console, see Group Policy Management.
Microsoft makes available new procedures, and new and updated tools online. For the latest information about Group Policy and tools that you can use to manage Group Policy, see Group Policy at the Microsoft Web site.