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The joys of Windows Server’s group policies

January 9, 2018

Via: InfoWorld

When Microsoft introduced group policy objects (GPOs) along with Windows Server 2000 nearly 17 years ago, they were an exciting new approach to managing user and system permissions. Today, they’re simply part of the administrative woodwork, and as a result, some IT admins have forgotten how powerful these settings can be and when they can be used to solve problems.

When Windows Server 2016 is released later this fall, it will preserve those oh-so-handy GPOs, leaving them unchanged except for the addition of some settings specific to Windows Server 2016 and Windows 10. If it ain’t broke…

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