How Apply A Group Policy To specific Groups And Users On Windows Server 2016

How Apply A Group Policy To specific Groups And Users On Windows Server 2016

 

In this article, I’ll show you How Apply A Group Policy To specific Groups And Users On Windows Server 2016

One of the most powerful features of Group Policy Is the fact that we could apply Group Policies and apply then only to specific users and not to the entire organization.

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This feature Is very handy when applying new settings and we want to test the GPO on a small group of test Users.

The feature that allows us to do all that Is called Security Filtering and it is located on the first page Of the GPO when clicking on it (You will see at the bottom of the page).

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By default, Every newly created GPO that Is gives the Authenticated Users Security group access to the GPO which means that the GPO will apply to them If they are In the same OU as the GPO.

How Apply A Group Policy To specific Groups And Users On Windows Server 2016
How Apply A Group Policy To specific Groups And Users On Windows Server 2016

To apply the GPO to a Group of users, Remove the existing group from the list click on add to add Users or Groups

How Apply A Group Policy To specific Groups And Users On Windows Server 2016
How Apply A Group Policy To specific Groups And Users On Windows Server 2016

Click Ok

Next, you could also, disable part of the GPO from applying to the Group, for example, If the GPO settings are only for Users Settings we could disable the Computer Configuration from applying to the PC and speed the processing time by 50%

Once done, Make sure the new group also have Read permissions under the Delegation Tab




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