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GPOADmin 5.17 - 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)
Creating a custom container hierarchy Selecting security, levels of approval, and notification options Viewing the differences between objects Copying/pasting objects Proposing the creation of controlled objects Merging GPOs Restoring an object to a previous version Restoring links to a previous version Managing your links with search and replace Linking GPOs to multiple Scopes of Management Managing compliance issues automatically with remediation rules Validating GPOs Managing GPO revisions with lineage Setting when users can modify objects Working with registered objects Working with available objects Working with checked out objects Working with objects pending approval and deployment
Checking compliance Editing objects Synchronizing GPOs Exporting and importing
Creating Reports 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

What objects are available

The Get-Available command returns the objects that are available. This can be useful when you want to know which objects are available to edit.

Get-Available [-GPOs] [-ProtectedSettings] [-WMIFilters] [-SOMs] [-OUs] [-Domains] [-Sites] [-Scripts] [-SortBy <SortField>] [-Descending] [-Count] [-PipelineVariable <String>]


Returns a listing of all the objects that are available for edit.

Get-Available -GPOs

Returns a listing of all the GPOs that are available for edit.

What objects are checked out

The Get-CheckedOut command returns the objects which are checked out. This can be useful when you want to know which objects are being edited.

Get-CheckedOut [-GPOs] [-ProtectedSettings] [-WMIFilters] [-SOMs] [-OUs] [-Domains] [-Sites] [-Scripts] [-SortBy <SortField>] [-Descending] [-Count] [-PipelineVariable <String>]


Returns a listing of all the objects with a status of checked out and are being edited.

Get-Available -GPOs

Returns a listing of all the GPOs that are checked out.

Utility commands

The examples in this section demonstrate basic GPOADmin utility commands. Administrative actions usually require administrative privileges.

Gather GPOADmin license information

This command returns the license used by GPOADmin.

Get-LicenseInfo [-PipelineVariable <String>]


Return information about the license currently installed in GPOADmin.

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