Group Policy Blog

Troubleshooting GP Processing tip

Troubleshooting is a bit of an art form. It requires creativity but that creativity needs to be expressed inside certain parameters. Those parameters depend on what is being troubleshot. (Is that really a word?) There is a TechNet article that has been around for quite a while called Troubleshooting Group Policy Using Event Logs and […]

The Return of Group Policy Health Reporter!

Way back in 2006 when I started SDM Software as THE Group Policy solutions company, our first product release was a little GUI utility called GP Health Reporter. We stopped selling it a few years back but I decided to bring it back as freeware, and am happy to announce that it’s now available on […]

Going to MMS?

If you’re planning on being at the Microsoft Management Summit next week, I’ll be presenting a Group Policy Troubleshooting session there on Wednesday morning. Stop by and say hi or attend the session or the Birds of a Feather I’ll be doing that evening at around 5:30pm! Darren   Tags: Microsoft Management Summit, Group Policy […]

Group Policy Troubleshooting Series

Last week I did a series of GP Troubleshooting blog entries for the folks at Realtime Publishers. I posted 4 blog entries that walk through, step-by-step, the process I typically use when helping someone troubleshoot a GP problem. Many of these techniques are encapsulated in SDM Software’s GPExpert Troubleshooting Pak, but you can read the […]

Group Policy Troubleshooting Posts

Starting today, I’ll be guest blogging at on Group Policy troubleshooting. I’m doing a series of blog items on the steps that you can go through to successfully troubleshoot Group Policy. Check it out!   Tags: Group Policy Troubleshooting

GP Troubleshooting Webinars

We’re going to be giving weekly Group Policy Troubleshooting webinars, starting next Wednesday, July 25th. In the webinars, I’ll discuss best practices for GP Troubleshooting and then finish off with a demo of SDM Software’s GPExpert Troubleshooting Pack. We’re going to be doing these weekly so if you can’t make next Wednesday’s, check back for another […]

GPExpert Health Reporter 1.5 Ships!

Well, SDM Software has shipped the update to the popular GPExpert Health Reporter tool. This tool provides some great troubleshooting features for ensuring Group Policy is healthy on a given Windows system. The tool now supports installation on Windows Vista and also sports some new features such as the ability to connect to a remote […]