How do I configure Group Policy preferences?

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  1. Open Group Policy Management Console (GPMC.MSC)
  2. Create a new Group Policy Object (GPO) or select an existing Group Policy Object (GPO) to modify.
  3. Right-click the selected Group Policy Object (GPO) and select Edit and browse to: User Configuration\Preferences\Control Panel Settings\Internet Settings.

What is Group Policy in Windows Server 2008?

Windows Server 2008 Group Policy can enable you to do the following tasks with ease: check and compare settings across domains, reduce complexity of your group policy environment, manage power settings, use the new Windows 7 Group Policy-enabled features such as BitLocker, and create a baseline of compliance for new …

Where is group policy Management Console?

You can find the Group Policy Management Console in the Tools menu of Microsoft Windows Server Manager. It is not a best practice to use domain controllers for everyday management tasks, so you should install the Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT) for your version of Windows.

How do I see all group policies?

To open the Resultant Set of Policy tool, press Win + R, type rsop. msc and press the Enter button. Alternatively, you can also search for it in the Start menu. As soon as you press the Enter button, the tool will scan the policies and show all the active policies for your user account.

Where is Group Policy Management Console?

Where are Group Policy preferences stored?

The default computer local GPO settings are defined within c:\windows\system32\grouppolicy\machine. The default user local GPO settings are defined within c:\windows\system32\grouppolicyser and apply to any users that log into the computer–domain accounts or otherwise.

Where are GPO settings stored?

The GPOs are stored in the SYSVOL folder. The SYSVOL folder is automatically replicated to other domain controllers in the same domain.