Using the GPMC

 

The Group Policy Management Console (GPMC) is a comprehensive administrative tool that administrators use to perform most Group Policy management tasks.

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Configuring individual policy settings in Group Policy Objects is done by using the Local Group Policy Editor.

Use the following procedures to install and open the GPMC through Server Manager on the server.

To install the GPMC

  1. On the Start screen, click the Apps arrow. On the Apps screen, type Server Manager.

  2. Click Server Manager, and in the main pane, click Add roles and features.

  3. Follow the Add Roles and Features Wizard until you get to the Features menu.

  4. Select Group Policy Management from the list of available features. Click Install and follow the steps in the wizard.

To open the GPMC

  1. On the Start screen, click the Apps arrow. On the Apps screen, type gpmc.msc.

  2. Click OK or press ENTER.

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