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What is a GPO (Group Policy Object)

By harvardd ·
What is a GPO (Group Policy Object)?
I am studying Win 2000 Server and am not clear about Group Policies and Objects

I need to know what an Object is and Group Policy. Are these two terms combined to form a GPO or Group Policy Object?

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Yes, a GPO is combined to become a Group Policy Object. It is basically a policy of restrictions assigned to either sites, domains or OU (organizational units)... It is part of the Active Directory.. Some of the things that you can do with a GPO isDeploy Software, Setup user rights, Restrict the applications that a user can run, Control settings on a windows 2000 system, set logon or logoff scripts and General desktop restrictions.... a good place to go would be www.microsoft.com/windows2000 then search for GPO...

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An object can be anything, an object can be a person, a computer, a set of rules, a domain. In active directory everything is considered an Object.

Active Directory objects represent the physical entities that make up a network. An object is an instance of storage of a class. A class is defined in the Active Directory schema as a specific set of mandatory and optional attributes ? that is, an attribute can be present in an object in Active Directory only when that attribute is permitted by the object?s class. Classes also contain rules that determine which classes of objects can be superior to (parents of) a particular object of the class. Each attribute is also defined in the directory schema. The attribute definitions determine the syntax for the values the attribute can have.
When you create an object in Active Directory, you provide values for the attributes of the object in its particular class, and you do so according to the rules of the directory schema. For example, when you create a user object, you provide alphanumeric values for the user?s first and last names, the logon identifier, and perhaps other values, such as telephone number and address. You cannot create the user object successfully without providing acceptable values for the user name and logon name because these attributes are mandatory, according to the directory schema.

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