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Group Policy Blog by Darren Mar-Elia (The “GPOGUY”)

SDM Software at TechMentor-San Francisco

Just a quick note to let folks know that SDM Software will be exhibiting at the upcoming TechMentor San Francisco show, March 30th to April 3rd. We're excited to have a booth at this show as it will be our first "standalone" exhibit experience. If you're...

Good article on 3rd-party GP Tools

Windows IT Pro Magazine has a good article this month on 3rd-party Group Policy tools. It goes over the challenges of Group Policy management and then talks about some of the various solutions in the space. I got a few quotes in there as well, which is cool. Check it...

Managing Group Policy Preferences

With the release of Windows Server 2008, Microsoft made the previously mentioned Group Policy Preferences feature available to all XP, 2003, Vista and 2008 users. This is a great thing, as I've said, but there has definitely been some confusion about how to manage...

A couple of new PowerShell links

Today, my inbox was greeted with a couple of new links for those of you looking at and working with PowerShell. The first is a pretty cool e-workbook on getting started with PowerShell, written by Frank Koch of Microsoft Switzerland. Frank put together this workbook...

Going to DEC 2008? See you there!

NetPro is hosting their annual Directory Experts Conference next week in Chicago. If you haven't been to this show, its a great place to mean all the giant brains in the Active Directory world and learn some cool things about AD and related technologies. If you are...

More GP Q&A Resources

Well, in addition to my earlier blog post about resources for getting Group Policy help, Microsoft has fired up a new TechNet GP 2008 Forum. Check it out!  Tags:Group Policy, TechNet

Update to GPMC Cmdlets!

Well, we've updated our free SDM Software GPMC PowerShell cmdlets (registration optional)! We are now up to 16 cmdlets! Cool. Here's what we've added:Added the –DomainName parameter to all cmdlets as appropriate to allow you to perform operations against...

Got Group Policy Problems?

Every once in a while I like to mention that we have a great resource for asking questions and getting answers related to Group Policy. As you may know if you've read my blog for a while, I started the gpoguy.com website several years back as a free resource for GP...

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