Utilities for automating Local Group Policy management

Update, 21 January 2016: LGPO.exe is a new command-line utility to automate the management of local group policy. It replaces the no-longer-maintained LocalGPO tool that shipped with the Security Compliance Manager (SCM), and the Apply_LGPO_Delta and ImportRegPol tools. Features: Import settings into local group policy from GPO backups or from individual policy component files, including Registry Policy (registry.pol),…


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Mandy Tidwell, Senior Consultant MCS – Federal Practice As a Senior Consultant with the MCS Federal Practice, Mandy assists U.S. Federal Government agencies with the design and implementation of Windows desktop deployments.  Her primary focus is on FDCC implementation in Windows XP and Vista through the use of tools such as the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit….

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Resources

Microsoft Resources Security Guidance:  Windows Vista Security Guide Windows XP Security Guide Windows Server 2003 Security Guide Threats and Countermeasures: Security Settings in Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP Government Resources OMB memo 7-11, issued on March 22, 2007: “Implementaiton of Commonly Accepted Security Configurations for Windows Operating Systems.” OMB memo 7-18, issued on June…

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