Group Policy Backups

Dear All,

I have a GPO configured using the MS Security Compliance Manager. Thereafter i had it exported as a GPO Backup Folder.

After generating it, i tried to put it back into AD using the Group Policy Management snap in.

However i am lost as to where i should copy this GPO to..i read that there is a backup folder by default forest name/domain/domains/backup folder or something like that..

Any advice as to where i should store this GPO?

Thanks for the help in advance.
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Prashant GirennavarConnect With a Mentor Commented:
No need of manullay putting back the backedup GPO.

Just go to GPMC.msc , Go to the Perticular GPO (which you want to restore)------>Right Click on it------->select restore from backup option----->select the GPO and restore it.

By default all the Group Policies are stored in GPT(Group Policy Template) folder under sysvol.

Follow these links to understand this better.

How To Identify Group Policy Objects in the Active Directory and SYSVOL


AnuroopsunddConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Is this what you are looking for

this video is really good for understanding the same.
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