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… When you setup active directory, when you completely setup active directory, things really begin to work. Your alerts actually begin to mean something (and in many case, simply begin being available). You can actually see when you are having issues. And most importantly: when something does go wrong, you can fix it…

Published on June 6, 2012, by in Active Directory.

By Robert Meyers, MCITP Group policy objects (GPO) are one of the headaches and addictions available for the modern active directory administrator.  For those new to administration, group policy objects are sets of rules that are saved into a special file that declare a set of guidelines to control the workings of users or computers in


Published on June 8, 2010, by in Active Directory.

…some right about now will ask the obvious questions, “Why would I use a bunch of GPOs instead of one?” Others might ask, “Why would I ever want a single GPO doing everything?” These are both good questions, but the answer lies in the theory behind them. This article will focus on monolithic group policy object theory…