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Group Policy

Active Directory Group Policy Management

Group Policy in Active Directory (AD) helps IT administrators quickly manage AD users, computers, and groups.34Traditionally, administrators had to rely on Group Policy management tools such as the Group Policy Management Console (GPMC) and Active Directory Users and Computers (ADUC) for Active Directory and group policy management.3434Managing Group Policy using just the native AD group policy management tools and PowerShell can be mundane and time-consuming.

ADManager Plus is web-based34Active Directory management34and reporting tool that helps manage Group Policy Objects (GPOs) for multiple domains in just a few clicks. It also provides pre-built34GPO reports34that swiftly fetch GPO-related information.

Manage every aspect of Windows Active Directory Group Policy easily by using ADManager Plus to:

  • Create a GPO and link it to any container at once
  • Enable or disable GPOs or individual configuration settings (user/computer configurations)
  • Delete GPOs in bulk
  • Create GPO links
  • Enable or disable or remove GPO links
  • Enforce GPOs or remove their enforcement
  • Block or unblock GPO inheritance for any domain or organizational unit (OU) in bulk

Create GPOs and GPO links

Create GPOs

Create Group Policy Objects and also link them to multiple OUs, domains, sites at once in a single action drastically34minimizing the time and effort required to perform the same tasks using native Active Directory Group Policy editor like the Group Policy Management Console (GPMC). ADManager Plus allows you to link appropriate GPOs to relevant containers whenever needed.

Manage GPOs and GPO links

Select multiple GPOs and GPO links from any node and perform following Group policy management34actions instantly.34

Manage GPOs
Manage GPO links
 

Edit GPOs

Edit GPO settings

Identify the administrative templates settings of user and computer configuration associated to the respective Group Policy Objects34using the quick search and edit GPO settings in Active Directory.

Enable GPOs or Disable GPOs

You can enable or disable GPOs completely or partially, that is, either the user or computer configuration settings alone.

Using this feature, you can select multiple GPO links and enable or disable them instantly. This enables the administrator to control application of the GPOs in tune with the organization's policy changes.

Enforce GPOs or make GPOs unenforced

With ADManager Plus, you can enforce GPOs to easily enforce specific settings over others. You can also un enforce the GPOs34whenever needed.

Block or unblock GPO inheritance

By default, Group Policy settings are inherited from their parent objects. However, based on your need, you can choose the required container and block inheritance. You can also34unblock inheritance whenever needed.

Delete GPOs and GPO links

Based on your needs, delete GPOs and remove unwanted GPO links in bulk.34Clean up GPOs34with the help of pre-defined GPO reports which makes it easy to identify the unused and disabled GPOs and delete them in bulk.

ADManager Plus offers a set of34pre-packaged reports such as recently created GPOs, GPO blocked inheritance containers, and more which makes it easy to obtain GPO related information instantly.34Download ADManager Plus for free34to test out all these features yourself.

  • A quick guide to easily manage GPOs and GPO links.
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Fire a shotgun-shell of AD User Management Tasks in a Single Shot. Also use csv files to manage users. Effect bulk changes in the Active Directory, including configuring Exchange attributes.

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A mini Active Directory ticket-management and compliance toolkit right within ADManager Plus! Define a rigid yet flexible constitution for every task in your AD. Tighten the reins of your AD Security.

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