Do I need to update my server to support new policies? When do I need to separate policies?

I just blogged about this very question over on my blog. Essentially the question we hear a lot is do I need to update Schema/Active Directory/Servers/functional modes etc to support a new client OS version. I wont revisit that Sometimes theres a need to separate policies for specific OS functions but not to “update” them….

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Manage your existing Windows systems with Group Policy Preference client side extensions.

These are some serious toys delivering a large punch of power from the suite formerly known as PolicyMaker. You don’t need to have Windows Server 2008 or Vista SP1 to use the tools — now called Group Policy preferences. They include more than 20 new Group Policy client-side extensions, expanding the range of configurable settings in a…

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