Managing the Windows environment with group policies (50255)

Become a master of Windows Server management with this training. Understand the design, infrastructure and configuration of group strategies.
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  • Duration: 4 days
  • Regular price: $2,395
  • Preferential price: $2,040

Course outline

Reference : © Microsoft 50255E

Duration: 4 days

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 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.

LanguagesThese scheduled public sessions are offered in English or in French (FR). The educational material is in English.


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

PrerequisitesExperience with the Microsoft Windows Server 2008/2012 environments and a fundamental understanding of Active Directory


  • 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


Module 1: Introduction to Configuration Management
Module 2: Using Group Policy Management Tools
Module 3: Designing a Group Policy Infrastructure
Module 4: Understanding the Architecture of Group Policy Processing
Module 5: Troubleshooting and Backing Up GPOs
Module 6: Securing Windows Using Group Policy
Module 7: Implementing Application Security Using Group Policy
Module 8: Configuring the Desktop Environment with Group Policy
Module 9: Implementing User State Virtualization
Module 10: Assigning and Publishing Software Packages
Module 11: Configuration Management with Windows PowerShell
Module 12: Implementing PowerShell Desired State Configuration
Module 13: Configuring Group Policy Preferences

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Philippe Paradis
Philippe Paradis
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Marco Plante
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Antoine Rizk
Antoine Rizk
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With an undeniable sense of humour, Antoine has accumulated years of practical experience in the field of technology and security.
Pierre-Edouard Brondel
Pierre-Edouard Brondel
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Renowned as an educational expert in the IT and office technology field who has accumulated more than 25 years of experience, Pierre-Édouard is first and foremost passionate about human capital.
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