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Create or Update a Group Policy Using Settings From Another Group Policy Using Microsoft PowerShell

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Create or Update a Group Policy Using Settings From Another Group Policy Using Microsoft PowerShell
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Over the course of the past several months, I have had several projects where I needed to create, edit or fix group policies. A problem I ran into was I only needed a subset of the policy settings (Site to Zone Mappings, Microsoft Office settings). Another problem was corrupt group policies that would not backup. How can I get just the settings I needed into a test group policy? This article shows the script I created to handle those situations.

Yes, I know I can just backup a group policy (GPO), create an empty GPO and then import the backup into the new GPO. But what if the original GPO is corrupted? Or contains hundreds or thousands of settings and you only need a small subset of those settings?

Every project I have worked on recently has made me glad I created this script. I recently wrote about troubleshooting Site to Zone Mappings . For that project, the customer had hundreds of settings in the GPO that contained the Site to…

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Carl Webster Carl Webster is a Sr. Solutions Architect for Choice Solutions, with over 38 years of IT experience, based in the Nashville, TN area. Webster has been working with application and desktop virtualization since 1990 and with Active Directory since 2001. Webster travels the world doing XenApp, XenDesktop, HP Moonshot and Active Directory projects. He holds the prestigious Citrix Technology Professional designation.

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