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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

Install a GPOADmin license

This command allows the installation or update of the license for GPOADmin.

Set-License [-LicenseFile] <String> [-PipelineVariable <String>] [-WhatIf] [-Confirm]

Set-License c:\Licenses\GPOADmin_5.x.dlv

Installs the license specified and returns the info about the license.

Get logging options

This command returns the logging info currently used for GPOADmin.

Get-LoggingOptions [-PipelineVariable <String>]


Returns the logging information.

Set logging options

This command sets the current logging options. Only a GPOADmin administrator can run this command.

Set-LoggingOptions [-Location] <LogLocation> [-CategoriesToWrite] <EventCategories> [[-Path] <String>] [-PipelineVariable <String>] [-WhatIf] [-Confirm]

Set-LoggingOptions -Location None -CategoriesToWrite None

Disables the logging.

Set-LoggingOptions -Location EventLog -CategoriesToWrite UserAction, ServiceAction, Error

Logs user actions, service actions, and errors to the event log.


Set-LoggingOptions -Location EventLog, File -CategoriesToWrite UserAction, ServiceAction, Error -Path c:\Logs

Logs user actions, service actions, and errors to the event log and a file in c:\logs directory.

Get notifications

This command returns the notification list enabled on an object, user, or container. The list also displays if the notification was inherited and where the inheritance is from.

Get-Notifications [[-VCData] <VersionControlledData>] [[-Account] <String>] [[-Container] <String>] [-PipelineVariable <String>]



Returns the notifications for the current container where the command is run.

Get-Notifications -Account AMER\Administrator

Returns the notifications for the user specified.


$gpo = Get-Item "IE Settings"

Get-Notifications -VCData $gpo -Account AMER\Administrator

Returns all the notifications the AMER\Administrator has subscribed to for the version controlled object "IE Settings”.


Get-Notifications -Container "VCRoot:\Accounting" -Account domain\jdoe

Returns all the notifications that domain\jdoe has subscribed to for the container "VCRoot:\Accounting".

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