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MDT 2012: New Features– GPO Packs – The Deployment Guys

 

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There are many new features of MDT 2012 but one that I particularly like is the ability to apply GPO Packs created using Security Configuration Manager (SCM) during the deployment process.

SCM is a great tool that allows you to create and manage group policy baselines in an easy to use interface. These polices are then able to be applied at the domain level or as  “Local GPO Packs”. MDT can now deploy these “Local GPO Packs” during deployment.

MDT provides four default GPO packs for the following operating systems that are applied by default during deployment. The correct GPO pack will be applied based on the operating system that is deployed. If an operating system matching the GPO pack is not found then no GPO Pack will be applied……

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I am a Microsoft MVP for System Center Configuration Manager and owner of Nackers Consulting Services, LLC. I focus primarily on System Center Configuration Manager and the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit. In addition to helping clients leverage the technologies they use, I enjoy spending a lot of time on the forums and email lists helping answer questions and just seeing what people are doing with the deployment technologies available to them. I have spoken at Microsoft Management Summit on ConfigMgr/MDT integration and I have spoken at user groups around the country. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me, I am always willing to help.

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