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Mastering Group Policy: Windows Server 2019 and Server 2016

An IT person's guide to managing Active Directory Users and Computers with Group Policy
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Platform: Udemy
Video: 3h 16m
Language: English
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Mastering Group Policy on Windows Server 2019 and Windows Server 2016 is designed to teach Group Policy management to those that need to utilize group policy and other Active Directory tools to manage users and computers within their environments or to anyone that wants to able to understand group policy processing and capabilities at an Active Directory level.
In this course you will gain a deep understanding for different considerations of Active Directory design that can impact how group policies are applied. You will gain insight into the decisions made to design Forest, Domain and Organizational Unit structures to ensure that they allow group policies to be effectively applied. You will also learn to plan for various considerations- for example, some users accounts of computer accounts may need to be exempt from a group policy object, you will learn the options that are available for that type of scenario.
This course will cover the following topics, and more.
· Group Policy processing order with Active Directory
· Altering the processing order with Active Directory
· Software deployment
· Central store design
· Administrative templates
· Security settings
· Firewall management
· Password polices
· User rights assignments
· Preferences
· App locker restrictions
· Folder redirection
· Starter GPO design
· Scripts
· Delegation
· Refresh intervals
· Troubleshooting GPO issues
· Backup/restore/copy/import

You will learn

✓ Create GPOs
✓ Troubleshoot GPO processing
✓ Design Active Directory structures to facilitate group policy processing
✓ Add third party settings into group policy
✓ Control user and computer settings, including account policies, security settings, folder redirection, desktop settings, application settings, and many more


• Basic understanding of Server Operating Systems
• An understanding of Active Directory Domain Services

This course is for

• Those that need to increase their knowledge of group policy management
• Those that are new to Active Directory administration
• Those that will plan and design organizational unit structures
Windows, Azure, AWS, Cisco, Security Instructor & Author
I have been in the technology field for more than 20 years.  I have been a high performing Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) since 2000 and a Cisco Certified Systems Instructor since 2006.  I began my career in telecommunications more than 20 years ago.  Since then I have worked as a Systems Admin, Network Admin, System integrator, Solutions Architect, and CTO. My courses are not presentations that rely on slides to explain concepts.  My goal is to demonstrate every concept covered, instead of using slides that cover theory, we will use the interface to configure every setting that is discussed.  In my view, if you do not know how to complete a task that a course covered, that course was not beneficial.  I will make sure that you know how to complete each task and the various configurations for those tasks.
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Platform: Udemy
Video: 3h 16m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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