How long does this script / WMI Filter take?

I was reading GP MVP Darren Mar-Elia’s forum about WMI Filters and discovered a sweet PowerShell trick from another awesome friend of the GP team, Thorbjörn Sjövold (CTO of Specops Software) You can use the PowerShell cmdlet “measure-command” to measure the time it takes to run script blocks and cmdlets – this includes WMI filters!…

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WMI Filter Friday

It’s Friday and it’s sunny in my neighborhood, which means it is blog posting time! Let’s talk about WMI filters today, shall we? If I have WMI Filters and Group Policy Preferences targeting, do they cancel out? Does one have precedence? Will the world explode? My answers are: No, Yes, and Maybe someday (but that’s…

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Troubleshooting Group Policy

Troubleshooting Group Policy can be a pain. I agree. When I try out new awesome Group Policy Preferences, or I experiment with the GP cmdlets, I am sometimes stumped. Here’s what we do when we are troubleshooting our own test environments on the Group Policy team: Read it like this: I have a problem. Did…

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Security Filtering, WMI Filtering, and Item-level Targeting in Group Policy Preferences

Hi, I’m Florian, one of the Group Policy MVPs . You may know us MVPs from conferences, seminars, books, Newsgroups and Forums where we voluntarily provide help and guidance to Group Policy and its associated products. Today, I’d like to write about a feature in Group Policy Preferences you could find useful. Guidance tells us…

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