Managing Group Policy Objects (GPO): preferences (GPP) and registries


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  • Duration 3 days
  • Regular fee 1 435
  • Preferential fee 1 290?
  • Locations
    • Virtual Classroom
  • Laboratory


To provide the knowledge and skills required to administer Active Directory using group policies and preferences in Windows Server ADS 2019 / 2016 / 2012 R2 / 2008 R2 networks and Windows 7, 8 and 10 workstations.

Targeted audience

Administrator responsible for workstation management (minimum of Level 2 OR server OR Active Directory Administrator).


Practical experience with Windows Server administration and Active Directory.

Training Details


  • How Group Policy Objects (GPOs) work; using preferences
  • Analysis of scenarios for migration to Windows 10
  • Compatibility of GPO/GPP with Windows 10, 8, 7 and Windows Server 2019 / 2016 / 2012 R2 / 2008 R2
  • Differences between GPOs (strategy) and GPPs (preferences)
  • Security features provided by GPOs
  • Differences between local policies and Active Directory domain policies
  • Validation of domain controller health to support GPOs
  • ADMX administrative models and interface languages
  • Using the new Group Policy Management Console with RSAT under Windows 10 and/or Server 2019 / 2016
  • Using GPOs to deploy applications (Office)
  • Using group filters and WMI
  • Saving, restoring and importing a GPO
  • Documentation and validation of strategies
  • Configuring firewalls with GPOs
  • Replacing disk and printer connection scripts with GPP (Group Policy Preferences)
  • Managing services with GPPs
  • Managing local groups with GPPs
  • Managing registry keys with GPPs
  • Managing scheduled tasks with GPPs
  • Using PowerShell for managing GPOs

Material Note

The course material is in English.

Customer Testimonials

Highly relevant and useful.

Jean B. / Responsable TI, Transport Nanuk Inc.

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*Unless stated otherwise, all sessions are in French.
  • Virtual Classroom

    September 21 to September 23 2020

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