Remove initial configuration wizard on Windows Server 2008 using GPO


Open GPO management console using administrative privilege. Create and link a GPO with Enterprise Server OU. Right Click on Enterprise Server OU> Click on Property

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Expand and locate Server Manager section in the following section of GPO. Expand Computer Configuration>Expand Policies>Expand Administrative Templates>Expand Systems>Select Server Manager.

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Enable both the options as shown on screenshots.

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Close the window. Run gpupdate on servers to apply GPO or wait for GPO to refresh at configured GP refresh time.

About Raihan Al-Beruni

My Name is Raihan Al-Beruni. I am working as an Infrastructure Architect in Data Center Technologies in Perth, Western Australia. I have been working on Microsoft technologies for more than 15 years. Other than Microsoft technologies I also work on Citrix validated solution and VMware data center virtualization technologies. I have a Masters degree in E-Commerce. I am certified in Microsoft, VMware, ITIL and EMC. My core focus is on cloud technologies. In my blog I share my knowledge and experience to enrich information technology community as a whole. I hope my contribution through this blog will help someone who wants more information on data center technologies.
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2 Responses to Remove initial configuration wizard on Windows Server 2008 using GPO

  1. Sazol Chowdhury says:

    thanks

    Like

  2. Stevie Ray says:

    Nice precise article.

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