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NetIQ Group Policy Administrator (Advanced Technical Training) [Course 8719]

Course Overview

In this course, you learn how to perform basic functions as an administrator responsible for managing group policy with Group Policy Administrator. This course covers how to use the product to create and manage GPOs, including GPO settings, preferences, and properties. In this course you will also learn how to use Group Policy Administrator to analyze and approve GPOs for export in a production environment.

ON-DEMAND: This course is available as part of the Full Library or the NetIQ Solution Library.  Click the "Buy On-demand" button for details on purchasing these libraries.

Training Level: 1 - Novice

Duration: 5 Hours

Key Objectives

In this course you will learn how to do the following:

  • Connecting to the GP Repository

  • Creating a GPO

  • Checking out a GPO

  • Editing GPO settings, preferences, and properties

  • Checking in a GPO

  • Approving a GPO for Export

  • Exporting a GPO to Active Directory

  • Importing a GPO from Active Directory

  • Reporting on GPOs

  • Performing a GP Analysis

Audience Summary

Group Policy Object (GPO) administrator who is familiar with Active Directory and AD management tools.

Course Prerequisites

Group Policy Object (GPO) administrator who is familiar with the following Microsoft Windows management concepts and terms:

  • Active Directory (AD)

  • Group Policy Management Console (GPMC)

  • GP Edit

  • Organizational Units (OUs)

  • Group Policy Objects (GPOs)

Course Outline

SECTION 1 – Introduction to the Class

SECTION 2 – Introduction to Group Policy Administrator

Objective 1: Describe GPA Architecture

Objective 2: Open the GPA Console

Objective 3: Identify and Discuss GPA Console Features

Lab 2-1: Logging onto the Lab Environment

Lab 2-2: Launching the GPA Console

Objective 4: Connect to the GP Repository

Objective 5: Add an Active Directory Domain

Lab 2-3: Connecting to the GP Repository Database

Lab 2-4: Adding an Active Directory Domain

SECTION 3 – Working with GPOs in the GP Repository

Objective 1: Create a GPO in the GP Repository

Objective 2: Check out a GPO

Objective 3: Edit GPO Settings

Objective 4: Modify AD Links and View Link Order

Objective 5: Check in a GPO

Objective 6: Approve a GPO for Export

Objective 7: Export a GPO to Active Directory

Lab 3-1: Working with GPOs

Lab 3-2: Importing GPOs

Lab 3-3: Reporting on GPOs

SECTION 4 – Analyzing Group Policy

Objective 1: Describe and Discuss How to Determine the Resulting Set of Policies

LAB 4-1: Perform an RSoP Analysis

LAB 4-2: Perform a What-If Scenario Analysis

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