Building GPOs from XML

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Is there a way to import GPO settings from XLM file?
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Hello, mezen!

This TechNet Social thread has a couple solutions for you to import GPO settngs from an XML. One involves third party software though.

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I guess you have somehow gotten hold of an exported GPO and try to import it in another domain? That is possible, you have to create a backup of an existing, empty GPO through GPMC and exchange the xml file against that of the one you'd like to import. Then, you can restore the backup.

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