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GPO analysis

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I received an email stating that a particular GPO is going to take affect this weekend and I wanted to know how I could find and analyze what this GPO is going to produce?  This is on a Windows 2008 R2 server.
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get a test system and apply the GPO then test.  Also if you have access to group policy manager in active directory you can investigate what settings are enabled and see a brief description of what they do.

Also you can ask the person who created the policy.
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Is there another way to verify what the GPO's are supposed to do...maybe is there a way to verify without connecting to the actual server?  Where else can I check for this?  Would it be under a specific folder or something..Maybe SYSVOL folder?
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VirastaR earned 500 total points
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Hi,

May be Group Policy Modeling will help you with that

Please have a look at this :
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc780305(v=ws.10).aspx
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http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc771389.aspx

Hope that helps :)
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