Some of you that know me (through my www.gpoguy.com and www.sdmsoftware.com sites), know that I spend an inordinate amount of time exploring, developing against and helping customers with Group Policy. So I was anxious to see what changes Microsoft made in Server 2012 with respect to Group Policy. Of course, as a Group Policy MVP, I had a chance to see and even give input on these improvements months ago, but now that this stuff is live, let’s explore some cool new features that Microsoft has added to Group Policy. It’s important to note that while these are really evolutionary rather than revolutionary, they’ve added some key new capabilities to make Group Policy really your best friend for enterprise-class configuration management.
See the rest of Darren Mar-Elia’s blog post on the Customer Reviews blog at http://blogs.msdn.com/b/customer_reviews_of_stb_products/archive/2012/11/07/what-s-new-for-group-policy-in-server-2012.aspx.