Windows Group Policy

Using Group Policy in a Windows Domain

Common scenarios for using group policy include the following:

  • Mapping network drives
  • Deploy network printers
  • Enable RDP access
  • Setting local administrator access on workstations
  • Controlling Windows Firewall
  • Enforcing password policies

 

Configure a Mapped Drive Item

Applies To: Windows 8, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012

TechNet article – https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc770902(v=ws.11).aspx

Deploying Printers and Print Servers

Applies To: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2

TechNet article – https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc770760(v=ws.11).aspx

Deploy Printer Connections

Applies To: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2

To deploy printer connections to users or computers by using Group Policy, you must add the printer connections to a Group Policy object (GPO) as described in the procedure.

TechNet article – https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc731292(v=ws.11).aspx