Update GPO Files on Server

How do you update and older server with the newest Windows 10 Group Policy Objects? Once you do it how can you tell it is up to date?
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Alex GreenProject Systems EngineerCommented:
Run gpupdate /force


Gpresult /h c:\temp\results.html

That'll update the machine with the group policies and then tell you what policies are applying

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Alex GreenProject Systems EngineerCommented:
Or do you mean installing group policy for windows 10 machines? I .E installing them on a 2008R2 box or something?

if it's the latter
LockDown32OwnerAuthor Commented:
An example would be: I have a 2008 Server and Windows 10 workstations. When I run GPE on the server I don't see any the options available to edit specific to the Windows 10 workstations. So I need to update something on the server. I am going to guess admx files but I need to be certain.

I already downloaded and installed the admx files in the link you sent. Now I just need to know if when I open GPE it is using them...
Alex GreenProject Systems EngineerCommented:
You need to use a windows 10 machine to administer it, so build a VM with windows 10 on it, install the RSAT toolkit and then do your administration.
Cliff GaliherCommented:
If you have previously set up a central store in AD then you copy the new files from a Win10 machine to the central store (basically follow the instructions as if you were setting up a new central store, but replace existing files.)

If you don't have a central store, you can copy files from a win 10 machine to the server's local store.

Either way, that only updates the admin templates. Some non template changes are hard coded to the version and ideally editing should always be done from the latest version of the OS that is being managed.
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