Windows Server 2003 includes a basic set of security templates that you can use to easily secure your servers. You can customze the GPOs that come with the basic templates to create a template of your own. This Screen By Screen shows you how.
Start by loading the Management Console. Click Start and select Run. Type mmc and click OK.
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