Update ADMX files for Windows 8.1 and Windows 2012 R2 on Windows 2008 R2 domain

Problem:

You would like to manage Windows 8.1 and Windows 2012 R2 through GPO from Windows 2008 R2 domain without updating your domain.

Solution:

Download and install the Administrative Templates (.admx) for Windows 8.1 Update and Windows Server 2012 R2 Update and copy the definitions to your central store.

\\Domain\SYSVOL\Domain\Policies\PolicyDefinitions

To see what’s new: Group Policy Settings Reference for Windows and Windows Server

Links:

http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=43413&WT.mc_id=rss_alldownloads_all

 

Posted in: Group Policy, Microsoft, Windows 2008 R2, Windows 2012, Windows 8

banner