Programming & Development

50255 Managing Windows Environments with Group Policy

Introduction:

In this course, you will learn how to reduce costs and increase efficiencies in your network. You will discover how to consolidate the administration of an enterprise IT infrastructure with Group Policy, and you will learn to control and manage computer systems and domain users running Windows Server 2016 and Windows clients. Create Group Policies, implement administrative and security templates, and determine best practices when deploying software packages. Walk away with the experience and tools needed to optimize your enterprise systems and networks, implement administrative and security templates, and determine best practices when deploying software packages.

Who Should Attend
This course is intended for Enterprise network staff responsible for help desk support, system administration, and network design.

Course Objectives
At Course Completion:
Features and functions of Group Policy
Use Group Policy management tools to manage security policies
Design a Group Policy infrastructure
Group Policy processing architecture
Back up, restore, import, and copy Group Policy Objects through the Group Policy
Management Console
Use Windows PowerShell to manage Group Policy
Implement security using Group Policy
Configure the desktop environment with Group Policy
Configure roaming profiles and Folder Redirection
Assign and publish software packages
Implement AppLocker and software restriction policies
Create and deploy Administrative Templates
Configure Group Policy preferences

This course is intended for Enterprise network staff responsible for help desk support, system administration, and network design.

Course Objectives

  • Features and functions of Group Policy
  • Use Group Policy management tools to manage security policies
  • Design a Group Policy infrastructure
  • Group Policy processing architecture
  • Back up, restore, import, and copy Group Policy Objects through the Group Policy
  • Management Console
  • Use Windows PowerShell to manage Group Policy
  • Implement security using Group Policy
  • Configure the desktop environment with Group Policy
  • Configure roaming profiles and Folder Redirection
  • Assign and publish software packages
  • Implement AppLocker and software restriction policies
  • Create and deploy Administrative Templates
  • Configure Group Policy preferences

Course Outline:

Configuration Management Overview
Configuration Management Using Group Policy
Group Policy Features Introduced with Later Versions of Windows
Using Windows PowerShell in the Configuration Management Process
Local and Domain Policies
Using Group Policy Management Console
Understanding Group Policy Refresh
Design Stages for a Group Policy Infrastructure
Planning your Group Policy Design
Designing Your Group Policy Solution
Deploying Your Group Policy Solution
Managing Your Group Policy Solution
Group Policy Components in AD DS
Understanding the Group Policy Deployment Order
Modifying Group Policy Processing
Using Group Policy Troubleshooting Tools
Integration of RSoP Functionality
Group Policy Logging Options
Backing Up, Restoring, Importing, and Copying GPOs
Building Migration Tables
Exploring the Windows Security Architecture
Securing User Accounts
Exploring Security Policies
Windows Firewall with Advanced Security
Implementing Domain Security
Security Policy Options for Window Client and Windows Server
Managing UAC Settings
Defending Against Malware
Using AppLocker to Restrict Software
Implementing Windows App Security Settings
Exploring Script Types and Controlling Script Execution
Defining the Desktop, Start Menu, and Taskbar Settings
Defining the Control Panel Settings
Defining the Windows Components Settings
Configuring the Printer Management and Pruning Settings
Defining the Network Settings
Discovering the new Group Policy Settingsv
Configuring Folder Redirection
Managing Offline Files
Implementing User Experience Virtualization
OneDrive for Business
Using MSI Packages to Distribute Software
Using Group Policy as a Software Deployment Method
Deploying Software
Setting Up Distribution Points
Using the Systems Center Configuration Manager to Distribute Software
ntroducing Windows PowerShell
Using Windows PowerShell
Writing PowerShell Scripts
Windows PowerShell Library for Group Policy
Windows PowerShell-Based Logon Scripts
Introducing Group Policy Preferences
Comparing Preferences and Policy Settings
Options for Applying Preferences
Configure Preference Settings
Introducing Group Policy Preferences
Comparing Preferences and Policy Settings
Options for Applying Preferences
Configuring Preferences Settings

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$2,975.00

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