Tag Archives: Group Policy Object

Windows Time Configuration Best Practice—Step by Step

The Time Service tool (W32tm) is a required protocol by the Kerberos authentication in Microsoft Active Directory. Windows time services ensure that entire server and client fleet in an organization that are running the Microsoft operating system use a common … Continue reading

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Windows 8: Configuring AppLocker Step by Step

AppLocker is a customizable rules that allow/disallow applications, scripts and installers on a per user or per group basis. By using this feature, an administrators can ensure that security and licensing compliance needs are met, and to provide granular level … Continue reading

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Advanced Group Policy Object Management 4.0

Why do you need Advanced Group Policy Management (AGPM)? If you are a midsize or large organization with several group policy administrator in multiple sites, everybody is playing their part in group policy administration but does not have a proper … Continue reading

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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 Expand and locate Server Manager section in the following section of GPO. Expand Computer Configuration>Expand … Continue reading

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How to configure Forefront TMG 2010 as WPAD server (Auto Proxy Discovery)—Step by Step

WPAD stands for Web Proxy Auto-Discovery Protocol. WPAD contains the information proxy settings for clients. Windows client uses WPAD protocol to obtain proxy information from DHCP and DNS server. Clients query for WPAD entry and returns with address of WPAD … Continue reading

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Group Policy for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2

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Microsoft Advanced Group Policy Management (AGPM) 4.0 advance control and management feature for computers running Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2. Systems administrator will be able to do change control on each features deployed through GPO. AGPM 4.0 introduces … Continue reading

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Ban portable application/games through GPO

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Ø Open GPO management console Ø Right click and edit the specific GPO or Create and link new GPO and Edit Ø User Configuration>Security Settings>Software Restriction Policies Ø Right Click Software restriction policies>create Ø Right click on Additional Rules>New Hash … Continue reading

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