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GPOADmin 5.18 - 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 the change window for specific actions 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

Import objects

Using the Import Wizard, you can import objects from a local directory or network share, another version control system, or a version in the live network.

You can also import GPO backups created in Microsoft Security Compliance Manager version 3.0.

Select A backup on disk and click Next.
Click Finish.
Select A version control system and click Next.
Click Finish.
Select The live environment and click Next.
Click Finish.
Right-click an object and select Import Security Compliance Backups.
Review the import details and click Finish to complete the import.

Creating Reports

Available reports

You can generate report templates for quick real-time reporting purposes, and simple point-in-time reports for historical reasons.

When creating reports, consider the following:

To create a report template

The available reports include:

Controlled object reports

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