How to Update Group Policy Remotely on Windows Server 2016

How to Update Group Policy Remotely on Windows Server 2016

 

In this blog post, I’ll show you How to Update Group Policy Remotely on Windows Server 2016 run gpupdate

One of most challenging Issue with Group Policy Management Is testing  Polices on the fly without restarting the computer or accessing the local machine and run gpupdate /force

With Remote Group Policy Update, you use one Console to Create, Edit and Apply Group Polices to Computers with connecting to a remote machine and apply the testing.

Remote Group Policy was first released with Windows Server 2012 and now with Windows Server 2016 and Windows 10 its runs smoother and better.

The requirements for Remote Group Policy Update are:

Server

  • Windows Server 2012 And above Management Sever
  • Windows 10 With RSAT Management tools

Clients

  • Windows 7 and above

Firewall

  • TCP Port 135

Windows Management Instrumentation service

Task Scheduler service

Once you have all the requirements, Open Group Policy Management Console (GPMC) -> Select the OU your Computers are located

How to Update Group Policy Remotely on Windows Server 2016
How to Update Group Policy Remotely on Windows Server 2016

Right Click on the OU and click on Group Policy Update

Click Yes to confirm the action

How to Update Group Policy Remotely on Windows Server 2016
How to Update Group Policy Remotely on Windows Server 2016

In the result page you will see If the update was Successful or not

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