Microsoft 50255: Managing Windows Environments with Group Policy

Microsoft 50255 Managing Windows Environments with Group Policy Course

Microsoft 50255 Managing Windows Environments with Group Policy Training

Microsoft 5055 Managing Windows Environments with Group Policy training course is an advanced training course focussed on managing group policy in Windows.

Microsoft 5055 Managing Windows Environments with Group Policy training course improves your understanding of key concepts including functions and configuration management, local and domain policies, management tools, refreshing process, steps of group policy deployment, troubleshoot Group Policy, migrate GPOs from one domain to another, defines the Windows security model, method of securing applications in a Windows environment, configure and restrict the user desktop environment, use basic Windows PowerShell commands, DSC to manage systems, Preferences and Policies.

The Microsoft 50255 Managing Windows Environments with Group Policy (E) course includes hands-on labs to enhance your experience and technical skills.

The Microsoft 5055 Managing Windows Environments with Group Policy training course covers Overview of Configuration Management, Using Group Policy Management Tools, Securing Windows Using Group Policy, Designing a Group Policy Infrastructure, Troubleshooting and Backing Up GPOs, Understanding the Architecture of Group Policy Processing, Implementing Application Security Using Group Policy,
Assigning and Publishing Software Packages, Configuring the Desktop Environment with Group Policy, Implementing User State Virtualization, Configuration Management with Windows PowerShell, Implementing PowerShell Desired State Configuration and Configuring Group Policy Preferences.

Basic knowledge of Microsoft Windows Server environment and understanding of Active Directory.

There is no certification exam associated with this course.

Logitrain Microsoft 5055 Managing Windows Environments with Group Policy course material

  • Features and functions of Group Policy
  • Use Group Policy management tools to manage security policies
  • Design a Group Policy infrastructure
  • Group Policy processing architecture
  • Back up, restore, import, and copy Group Policy Objects through the Group Policy
  • Management Console
  • Use Windows PowerShell to manage Group Policy
  • Implement security using Group Policy
  • Configure the desktop environment with Group Policy
  • Configure roaming profiles and Folder Redirection
  • Assign and publish software packages
  • Implement AppLocker and software restriction policies
  • Create and deploy Administrative Templates
  • Configure Group Policy preferences


This course is likely to add to the employment-related skills of the participants. The skills developed are likely to be used in the course of being an employee or working in a business.

  • Technical Consultants – Office 365
  • IT Support Officers
  • IT Consultants
  • Technical Specialists: Identity and Access Management
  • IT Helpdesk Support Officers
  • Infrastructure Support Officers
  • IT Service Desk Coordinators
  • Technology Support Coordinators
  • Understanding Local Area Networking
  • Defining Networks with the OSI Model
  • Understanding Wired and Wireless Networks
  • Understanding Internet Protocol
  • Implementing TCP/IP in the Command Line
  • Working with Networking Services
  • Understanding Wide Area Networks
  • Defining Network Infrastructures and Network Security
  • Understanding Security Layers
  • Authentication, Authorisation, and Accounting
  • Understanding Security Policies
  • Understanding Network Security
  • Protecting the Server and Client
  • Configuration Management Overview
  • Configuration Management Using Group Policy
  • Group Policy Features Introduced with Later Versions of Windows
  • Using Windows PowerShell in the Configuration Management Process
  • Local and Domain Policies
  • Using Group Policy Management Console
  • Understanding Group Policy Refresh
  • Design Stages for a Group Policy Infrastructure
  • Planning your Group Policy Design
  • Designing Your Group Policy Solution
  • Deploying Your Group Policy Solution
  • Managing Your Group Policy Solution
  • Group Policy Components in AD DS
  • Understanding the Group Policy Deployment Order
  • Modifying Group Policy Processing
  • Using Group Policy Troubleshooting Tools
  • Integration of RSoP Functionality
  • Group Policy Logging Options
  • Backing Up, Restoring, Importing, and Copying GPOs
  • Building Migration Tables
  • Exploring the Windows Security Architecture
  • Securing User Accounts
  • Exploring Security Policies
  • Windows Firewall with Advanced Security
  • Implementing Domain Security
  • Security Policy Options for Window Client and Windows Server
  • Managing UAC Settings
  • Defending Against Malware
  • Using AppLocker to Restrict Software
  • Implementing Windows App Security Settings
  • Exploring Script Types and Controlling Script Execution
  • Defining the Desktop, Start Menu, and Taskbar Settings
  • Defining the Control Panel Settings
  • Defining the Windows Components Settings
  • Configuring the Printer Management and Pruning Settings
  • Defining the Network Settings
  • Discovering the new Group Policy Settings
  • Configuring Folder Redirection
  • Managing Offline Files
  • Implementing User Experience Virtualisation
  • OneDrive for Business
  • Using MSI Packages to Distribute Software
  • Using Group Policy as a Software Deployment Method
  • Deploying Software
  • Setting Up Distribution Points
  • Using the Systems Center Configuration Manager to Distribute Software
  • Introducing Windows PowerShell
  • Using Windows PowerShell
  • Writing PowerShell Scripts
  • Windows PowerShell Library for Group Policy
  • Windows PowerShell-Based Logon Scripts
  • Introducing Group Policy Preferences
  • Comparing Preferences and Policy Settings
  • Options for Applying Preferences
  • Configure Preference Settings
  • Introducing Group Policy Preferences
  • Comparing Preferences and Policy Settings
  • Options for Applying Preferences
  • Configuring Preferences Settings
  • Boot and join the virtual lab machines to the domain
  • Explore the default Policy Settings
  • Explore Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016 interface
  • Working with Multiple Local Policies
  • Installing the GPMC on various Windows operating systems
  • Basic Group Policy Management techniques
  • Creating an OU Structure for Group Policy
  • Delegating GPO Management
  • Creating Starter GPOs
  • Using the AGPM to manage policies
  • Working with Multiple GPO Levels
  • Using the Block Inheritance and Enforce Options
  • Implementing Security Filtering
  • Creating a WMI Filter
  • Working with Loopback Processing
  • Using Tools for Troubleshooting
  • Backing Up and Restoring GPOs
  • Use Command Line Tools to Perform GPO Maintenance
  • Using the Security Compliance Manager
  • Managing Auditing with a GOP
  • Create and Test Restricted Groups
  • Implement Security Templates
  • Creating a Windows Firewall Policy
  • Implementing UAC
  • Using AppLocker to Restrict Software
  • Configure Windows Defender with Group Policy
  • Windows 8.1 Client Lock Screen and App Policies
  • Using Logon Scripts
  • Configuring Desktop Settings
  • Managing Windows Components
  • Configuring Printers with Group Policy
  • Managing Network Settings
  • Preparing for Folder Redirection, Offline Files, and UE-V
  • Configuring Folder Redirection
  • Managing Offline Files
  • Implementing User Experience VirtualizationCreating a Shared Directory Structure on a Server
  • Creating a Custom MSI package
  • Repackaging an Existing Install Package
  • Deploying Software Packages with a GPO
  • Exploring the Windows PowerShell
  • Using Windows PowerShell to Manage GPOs
  • Write a PowerShell Desired State Configuration Script
  • Create a DSC
  • Implement DSC
  • Implementing Computer Preferences
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