Group Policy Fundamentals, Security, and Troubleshooting Ebook

Chapter 11: Scripting Group Policy Operations with PowerShell

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Jeremy Moskowitz’s landmark book on Group Policy has been fully revised, and this revision (Revision 5) now offers many chapters as eBook downloads. This eBook chapter is entitled Scripting Group Policy Operatings with PowerShell and is part of a larger series of chapters from his book, Group Policy Fundamentals, Security, and Troubleshooting. This completely new chapter shows you how to “Group Policy your world” using PowerShell. Let me jump to the end of the story and tell you that we’ve made all the scripts from this chapter a FREE download at in the Chapter 11 section. Yep, you can run over there right now and get them and start using them. But, you might want to also read this chapter first to understand what the prerequisites are, what the available parameters are, when and when not to use these scripts, and how to properly install PowerShell for Group Policy use. And, of course, we show you how we built these scripts from the ground up using both native PowerShell commands and cmdlets as well as some free third-party cmdlets to make the job even faster. We also explore some pay third-party PowerShell scripting options to make your Group Policy experience even better. So, please use the scripts! That’s why they’re on the web site. But we encourage you to get this chapter as well to make the most of your experience! This chapter was written by Powershell MVP Brandon Shell with Jeremy Moskowitz. (Think about it: His name is Brandon SHELL! It’s like if my name was Jeremy Grouppolicy. You know this chapter is going to be good!) Get signed hardcopies and learn more about this book and its companion book Creating the Secure Managed Desktop at At, youll also find supplemental downloads for these chapters as well as any downloadables for each chapter. Join the newsletter list for news and updates.


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