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GPOADmin 5.15 - 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 Appendix: Configuring Gmail for Notifications Appendix: Registering GPOADmin for Office 365 Exchange Online Appendix: GPOADmin with SQL Replication About Us

Creating Diagnostic and Troubleshooting Reports

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Expand the GPOADmin node.
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Right-click Reports and select New| Report.

Group Policy Object Consistency Report

You can also check the consistency between selected group policy objects on a domain controller, by right-clicking the required GPOs and selecting Reports | GPO Consistency.

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Click Next.

Software Installation Package Report

Linked/Unlinked Report

Linked/Unlinked SOMs Report

Inactive Policy Settings Report

 

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Click Next.

Group Policy Object Security Report

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Click Next.

GPO Synchronization Report

Group Policy Results

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Click Next.

Group Policy Results Difference Report

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Click Next.

Group Policy Modeling Report

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Click Next.
If Replace is selected, ONLY computer GPOs and WMI filters are considered for the simulation.
If Merge is selected, all GPOs and WMI filters (user and computer) are included. When being evaluated for the simulation, the computer GPOs are placed with a higher precedence than the user GPOs.
Click Next when satisfied with your selections.
Note: You can select the Restore to Default option to return to the initial state.
Click Next when satisfied with your selections.
Note: You can only select to add immediate groups. Any group can be removed except for the Authenticated Users and Everyone groups.
Click Next when satisfied with your selections.
All linked filters: This option assumes that the user meets the criteria and all filters are applied.
Only these filters: This option enables you to list all available filters and remove as required.

Group Policy Modeling Report

Note: If you plan to alter GPO link properties, you should select the default All linked filters. If you select to include only select filters some changes may not be reflected in the simulation.
Click Next when satisfied with your selections.
Note: You can only choose checked out working copy or deployed GPOs.
Note: GPOs are added as unenforced, link enabled or disabled depending on the Default link state server option, and at the bottom of the list.
Select Restore to undo any changes. This only affects the immediate OU. Child OUs will not be undone.
Select Restore All Defaults, to undo all changes.
Click Next when satisfied with your selections.

Policy Analysis Report

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Click Next.

Live, working copy, latest version, and differences reports

You can create a report that shows information about the live, working copy, or latest versions of an object, or that compares two or more versions of the same object.

Creating live, working copy, latest version, and differences reports

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Expand the Version Control Root node and the required container.
Click Print to print the report.
Click Save As to save the report as an HTML file.
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Click Close.
Click Print to print the report.
Click Save As to save the report as an HTML file.
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Click Close.

Historical Settings Reports

You can create a report that shows information about the historical settings.

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