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GroupPolicy Module

Last Updated: 2/14/2017

Description

This topic contains the brief descriptions of the Windows PowerShell� cmdlets that are for use in administering Group Policy in Windows Server and Windows client with Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT) installed. (RSAT includes the GPMC and the Group Policy cmdlets.)

Each cmdlet in the table is linked to additional information about that cmdlet.

GroupPolicy Cmdlets

Backup-GPO

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

Copy-GPO

Copies a GPO.

Get-GPInheritance

Gets 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 either in XML or HTML format for a specified GPO or for all GPOs in a domain.

Get-GPPermission

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

Get-GPPrefRegistryValue

Gets one or more Registry preference items under either Computer Configuration or User Configuration in a GPO.

Get-GPRegistryValue

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

Get-GPResultantSetOfPolicy

Gets and writes the RSoP information for a user, a computer, or both to a file.

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.

Invoke-GPUpdate

Schedules a remote Group Policy refresh on the specified computer.

New-GPLink

Links a GPO to a site, domain, or OU.

New-GPO

Creates a GPO.

New-GPStarterGPO

Creates a Starter GPO.

Remove-GPLink

Removes a GPO link from a site, domain or OU.

Remove-GPO

Removes 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 organizational unit.

Set-GPLink

Sets the properties of the specified GPO link.

Set-GPPermission

Grants a level of permissions to a security principal for one GPO or 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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