export a part of a Group Policy object

We are using a GPO  with many different settings for our Remote Desktop Servers in which, one part defines different settings for Microsoft Office Programs. We want to export these MS Office settings and import them into a new GPO to use it for our fat clients. How can we do that?
Thanks a lot for any help!
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Will SzymkowskiSenior Solution ArchitectCommented:
You cannot directly export specific settings from a GPO that you have already created. What i would suggest is for Group Policies that have required default settings you can create a "Starter GPO".

What this allow you to do is create 1 GPO which will act as a baseline for when you have a need to have specific settings in multiple GPO's. You can create multiple Starter GPO's for your needs.

Creating Starter GPO's

SandeshdubeySenior Server EngineerCommented:
You can backup the specific GPO in question and import a Group Policy Object's Settings into another new Group Policy Object. Later edit the new GPO setting and remove the policy of remote Desktop Servers and leave the office setting as it is. Apply the new GPO template to OU/domain,etc. as per requirement.

Windows Server: How to Import a Group Policy Object's Settings into Another Group Policy Object
windows-itAuthor Commented:
Thanks for your help. So there is really no other solution? Because in the remote desktop GPO are almost hundred settings which I would need to disable... :/
Will SzymkowskiSenior Solution ArchitectCommented:
As i have stated in my first post there is no way to export individual items from a Group Policy Object. You have to either create a Starter GPO, where you can then use this to have a baseline of the Policies that are required. Or you can export the GPO and disable all of the policies that are not required. As you can see creating a Starter GPO would be more efficeint.

However to answer your initial question the answer is no, you cannot export individual items within a GPO.


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