Group Policy Blog

Evaluating OU Membership Using WMI Filters

I was reading a thread on the Microsoft Group Policy TechNet Forum today. The gist of it was that someone was trying to filter a domain-linked GPO by OU membership–in other words, either prevent or allow computers in a given OU to receive a domain-linked GPO, based solely on their OU membership. One solution that was proposed […]

Digging Into Group Policy WMI Filters and Managing them through PowerShell

WMI Filters have been available as a mechanism for filtering the effects of Group Policy Objects (GPOs) since Server 2003 & XP shipped. They are a valuable tool in your Group Policy Management arsenal. As the name implies, WMI filters allow you to filter the effects of a GPO based on queries that execute against the WMI […]