Microsoft’s official Group Policy blog
At IT Forum in Barcelona, Microsoft publicly announced the upcoming releases of Group Policy preferences and Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT).
Where Group Policy preferences will be included
Group Policy preferences, formerly known as PolicyMaker Standard Edition and PolicyMaker Share Manager, will be available to Microsoft customers in two ways. Preference extensions for creating and managing preference items will be integrated into the Group Policy Management Console (GPMC) in:
The client-side extensions (CSEs) for Group Policy preferences are included in Windows Server 2008, and will be available as a separate download for:
What Group Policy preferences can do for you
Group Policy preference items increase the manageability of Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP, and reduce the TCO of servers and client computers running those operating systems. With Group Policy preference items, you have:
How to learn more
To learn more about Group Policy preferences, see:
To learn what else is new for Group Policy in Windows Server 2008, see:
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The more I read about these Group Policy Preferences, the more I like them. Also, the more it solidifies what I've been saying all along that your Domain Controllers are going to be the first servers you'll want to upgrade once Server 2008 releases (Terminal
If you’ve been exploring Group Policy preferences using Windows Server 2008 or Remote Server Administration
As is now the standard for any Windows Server release, a bunch of new GPO features have been included.
Hi All, Group Policy preferences is a feature new in Microsoft Windows Server 2008. Group Policy preferences
So, where are the Office plugins for the Application Extension in the new Group Policy Preferences???
Second time, they are no where to be found
Are they availible yet?