Consolidated list of AGPM resources

Need to setup, tune or troubleshoot the Advanced Group Policy Management (AGPM) console? Here is my cheat-sheet of handy resources:   Setup Choosing which Version on AGPM to install Advanced Group Policy Management (Setup and Use guide) Step by Step Guide for AGPM 4.0 (PDF) AGPM Least Privilege Scenario AGPM Version Numbers   Advanced Use,…

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AGPM Version Numbers

With a new release of Advanced Group Policy Management (AGPM) on its way, there might be some of you trying to work out what you’ve got. Since it took me a while to track down, I’ve created a handy reference: AGPM 4.0 SP3 (4.3.160.0) (Latest) Included in: MDOP 2015 AGPM 4.0 SP2 (4.2.22.0) Included in:…

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Auditing Group Policy changes

Hi there, it’s Jimmy from the Canberra office on managing and detecting changes to Group Policy. In this post I’m planning on discussing Group Policy, the Advanced Group Policy Management (AGPM) tool, and tracking/auditing changes to Group Policy. This post is written with Windows Server 2008 R2 in mind, but the concepts translate to other releases. Background…

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Group Policy Notes

Where to look for policies that have been applied to the user and computer: Computer: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Group Policy\History User: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Group Policy\History Group Policy Preferences vs Group Policies. Taken from the Preferences guide: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/confirmation.aspx?FamilyID=42e30e3f-6f01-4610-9d6e-f6e0fb7a0790&DisplayLang=en Troubleshooting Descriptions of Group Policy operational logs fields (Vista +): http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc749336%28WS.10%29.aspx Export the operational log to old school log format: gplogview -o gpevents.txt…

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