Active Directory Group Policy Lab

Learn REAL job skills and stack your resume with the experience you will gain in this course!
Active Directory Group Policy Lab
File Size :
2.88 GB
Total length :
6h 51m



Paul Hill


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Active Directory Group Policy Lab

What you’ll learn

Learn how to use Active Directory Users and Computers
Understand what Group Policy is, how it works, and how to use it in your domain
Finally understand GPO (Group Policy Object) precedence!
Write Powershell scripts to automate redundant tasks and save yourself from endless hours of repetitive work!
Learn how to create test OUs (organizational units) to safely test your new GPOs
Manage domain workstations and servers with Group Policy and Active Directory
Configure domain user desktop backgrounds and MUCH more!
Deploy Software to specific users or computers with Group Policy
Use Group Policy Management to secure your domain
Learn how to troubleshoot your Group Policy issues!
Apply GPOs to target OUs, users and/or computers
Create & Secure Network Share Drives and publish them to Active Directory Users and Computers

Active Directory Group Policy Lab


Have a computer with Internet
Be ready to learn awesome Active Directory and Group Policy stuff =)
Prepare to gain on-the-job like experience with Active Directory and Group Policy
(Optional) have access to a Domain Controller


This course will is geared to give you the skills you need to level up your career and get a high-paying job! To move up in your career you need to have solid experience that you can qualify when asked about. You need to know what you’re talking about and that is what this course is all about.
The topics covered in this course dive deep into Active Directory and Group Policy and will have you up to speed on what you need to know in no time! I do not fluff courses with pointless timefillers. Everything is designed to get you the information you need as quickly as possible.


Section 1: Introduction

Lecture 1 Instructor Introduction

Section 2: (Optional) Setting Up a Lab Environment

Lecture 2 Course Lab Setup – Section Overview

Lecture 3 Downloading Windows Server 2016 from Evaluation Center

Lecture 4 Downloading Windows Server 2016

Lecture 5 Downloading and Installing VirtualBox

Lecture 6 Creating a Virtual Network with VirtualBox

Lecture 7 Creating a Virtual Machine with VirtualBox

Lecture 8 Configuring the Virtual Machine

Lecture 9 Installing Windows Server 2016

Lecture 10 Basic Server Configuration

Lecture 11 Adding the Active Directory Domain Services

Section 3: Introduction to Active Directory Users & Computers

Lecture 12 What is Active Directory Users & Computers

Lecture 13 Understanding Organizational Units and Containers

Lecture 14 Creating User Accounts with AD

Lecture 15 Searching for Objects in Active Directory

Lecture 16 Resetting User Passwords in Active Directory Users and Computers

Lecture 17 Understanding Groups and Memberships

Lecture 18 Disabling and Deleting User Accounts with Active Directory

Section 4: Introduction to Group Policy Management

Lecture 19 What is Group Policy

Lecture 20 Creating and Linking Group Policy Objects (GPOs)

Lecture 21 Group Policy Precedence

Lecture 22 Editing GPOs (Group Policy Objects)

Section 5: Group Policy Troubleshooting

Lecture 23 Troubleshooting Group Policy with MMC (RSOP.msc – Resultant Set of Policy)

Lecture 24 Troubleshooting Group Policy with Command Prompt (GPResult /r)

Lecture 25 Creating Non-Inheriting Organizational Units for GPO Testing / Troubleshooting

Section 6: Manage Your Workstations

Lecture 26 Deploying a Desktop Background to your domain with a GPO (Group Policy Object)

Lecture 27 Setting up an Logon Banner (Interactive Logon)

Lecture 28 Deploying Software with Group Policy

Lecture 29 Configuring Roaming Profiles for User Accounts

Lecture 30 How to automatically map network share drives with Group Policy

Section 7: Securing your Domain

Lecture 31 Configuring Domain Password and Account Lockout Policies with Group Policy

Lecture 32 Deploying Fine Grained Password Policies (PSOs)

Lecture 33 Configuring Windows Firewall with Group Policy

Lecture 34 Configuring Windows Registry Settings with Group Policy (GPOs)

Section 8: How to use Powershell with Active Directory

Lecture 35 Enabling Script Execution for Powershell

Lecture 36 Powershell Basics

Lecture 37 Listing AD Users with Powershell

Lecture 38 Configure User Roaming Profile Path with Powershell

Lecture 39 Creating User Accounts with Powershell

Lecture 40 Creating User Accounts from a CSV (Comma Separated Value) File

Lecture 41 Move All Disabled Users to “Disabled Users OU” with Powershell

Lecture 42 How to create AD accounts with duplicate names

Section 9: Active Directory Backups

Lecture 43 Creating an Active Directory System State Backup

Lecture 44 Restoring an Active Directory Backup

Section 10: Conclusion

Lecture 45 How to Get Your Certificate of Completion

Lecture 46 Bonus Lecture

Section 11: Course Graveyard (Replaced Lectures)

Lecture 47 Course Rebuild in Progress

Lecture 48 Instructor Introduction & Course Overview

Lecture 49 What is Active Directory?

Lecture 50 Organizational Units

Lecture 51 Containers & Builtin Object Types

Lecture 52 Creating User Accounts

Lecture 53 Searching for Objects in Active Directory Users & Computers

Lecture 54 Resetting User Passwords

Lecture 55 Managing User Account Memberships

Lecture 56 Disabling / Deleting User Accounts

Lecture 57 What is Group Policy?

Lecture 58 Creating & Linking a Group Policy Object

Lecture 59 Editing Group Policy Objects

Lecture 60 Creating Non-inheriting OUs

Lecture 61 Troubleshooting Group Policy

Lecture 62 Create a Logon Banner

Lecture 63 Preventing Users from Accessing Certain Websites on ALL browsers

Lecture 64 Setting up Roaming Profiles

Lecture 65 Deploy Adobe Flash with Group Policy

Lecture 66 Deploy Java with Group Policy

Lecture 67 Deploy The Dreaded Adobe Reader with Group Policy

Lecture 68 Configure Domain Password Requirements & Account Lockout

Lecture 69 Configuring Windows Firewall with Group Policy

Lecture 70 Setting Registry Keys with Group Policy

Lecture 71 Creating the User Groups

Lecture 72 Create Share Folders

Lecture 73 Automatically Map The Drive for Each Group

Lecture 74 Verify folders are secure

Take this course if you want to earn a high paying job in the IT field,Take this course if you want to become more skillful in the IT field

Course Information:

Udemy | English | 6h 51m | 2.88 GB
Created by: Paul Hill

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