We help IT Professionals succeed at work.
Get Started

Group Policy - Trying to use Outlook 2013 ADMX in Server 2008 R2

215 Views
Last Modified: 2015-03-13
Hi,

I am trying to use an ADMX that I have downloaded from MS for managing Outlook 2013.  The DC is Server 2008 R2.  

I have downloaded the template and placed a copy in the SYSVOL\...\PolicyDefinitions.

When I attempt to edit a GPO I get a parsing error.  I am sure this is due to the GP tools in 2008 R2 not be recent enough to comprehend the settings in the ADMX.

Is there a way around this?  Is there a more up to date GP tools download?  Or would I need to use RSAT on a more recent OS on a PC?

Any help would be much appreciated.

NB - The actual task I am trying to achieve is to disable manual signature in Outlook 2013 so that Exclaimer can perform the addition of signatures.
Comment
Watch Question
This problem has been solved!
Unlock 1 Answer and 6 Comments.
See Answer
Why Experts Exchange?

Experts Exchange always has the answer, or at the least points me in the correct direction! It is like having another employee that is extremely experienced.

Jim Murphy
Programmer at Smart IT Solutions

When asked, what has been your best career decision?

Deciding to stick with EE.

Mohamed Asif
Technical Department Head

Being involved with EE helped me to grow personally and professionally.

Carl Webster
CTP, Sr Infrastructure Consultant
Ask ANY Question

Connect with Certified Experts to gain insight and support on specific technology challenges including:

  • Troubleshooting
  • Research
  • Professional Opinions
Did You Know?

We've partnered with two important charities to provide clean water and computer science education to those who need it most. READ MORE