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GPOADmin 5.13.5 - User Guide

Introducing Quest GPOADmin Configuring GPOADmin Using GPOADmin
Connecting to the Version Control system Navigating the GPOADmin console Search folders Accessing the GPMC extension Configuring user preferences Working with the live environment Working with controlled objects (version control root) Checking compliance Editing objects Synchronizing GPOs Exporting and importing
Creating Reports Working with the GPOADmin Dashboard Appendix: Windows PowerShell Commands Appendix: GPOADmin Event Log Appendix: GPOADmin Backup and Recovery Procedures Appendix: Customizing your workflow Appendix: GPOADmin Silent Installation Commands About Us

Working with multiple connections

If you have multiple connections, consider the following:

Navigating the GPOADmin console

The GPOADmin console consists of a window divided into two panes.

The left pane displays a hierarchical structure of the live enterprise objects and the Version Control systems that are available to you.

The right pane displays the details that pertain to the selected item in the console tree. For version controlled objects this includes:

Search folders

Search folders

Search folders are an easy way to view the status of objects within the Version Control system. A complete list of default search folders is made available to cover most of your needs. However, you can also create custom search folders to meet your specific requirements. See Creating custom search folders.

The default search folders include:

Creating custom search folders

Custom search folders allow you to combine many variations to augment the ability to view the status of the objects within your Version Control system deployment.

For example, because the “Name” and “Domain Name” support the use of wildcards (such as Name = *Accounting*), you can select to view all the unregistered objects that contain “Accounting” in their name to help pinpoint issues that require your attention.

You can also select to filter the search to return results based on specified GPO settings.

Right-click the Search Folders and select New Custom Search.
Right-click New Custom Search and select Properties to configure the type of objects that will be included in the search folder.
Begin by selecting the object attribute from the Field. These options allow you to create custom folders so that you can easily perform actions in bulk on objects that contain a specified value.
Select the required Value for the selected object attribute. The available selection depends on the chosen field. (For example, the available keyword values reflect the master list of keywords previously assigned to the object.)
Click Add.
For a a GPO search, you can select the Apply settings to results option and enter a value to filer the search results. For example, you easily search for and view all GPOs that contain the word "Enabled".
Right-click the New Custom Search folder and select Rename to provide a meaningful name.
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