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Mastering Active Directory, Third Edition - Third Edition

You're reading from  Mastering Active Directory, Third Edition - Third Edition

Product type Book
Published in Nov 2021
Publisher Packt
ISBN-13 9781801070393
Pages 780 pages
Edition 3rd Edition
Author (1):
Dishan Francis Dishan Francis
Profile icon Dishan Francis

Table of Contents (22) Chapters

Preface 1. Active Directory Fundamentals 2. Active Directory Domain Services 2022 3. Designing an Active Directory Infrastructure 4. Active Directory Domain Name System 5. Placing Operations Master Roles 6. Migrating to Active Directory 2022 7. Managing Active Directory Objects 8. Managing Users, Groups, and Devices 9. Designing the OU Structure 10. Managing Group Policies 11. Active Directory Services – Part 01 12. Active Directory Services – Part 02 13. Active Directory Certificate Services 14. Active Directory Federation Services 15. Active Directory Rights Management Services 16. Active Directory Security Best Practices 17. Advanced AD Management with PowerShell 18. Hybrid Identity 19. Active Directory Audit and Monitoring 20. Other Books You May Enjoy
21. Index

Group Policy inheritance

Any Group Policy that is applied to the upper level of the structure is inherited in the lower level. The order of the inherited policies is decided by the LSDOU model that we looked at in the Group Policy processing section. Group Policy inheritance for each OU can be reviewed using the Group Policy Management MMC.

To view the inheritance data, first, click on the OU and then click on the Group Policy Inheritance tab:

Figure 10.7: Group Policy Inheritance

The Group Policy inheritance details can also be viewed by using the Get-GPInheritance PowerShell cmdlet. As an example, the same information listed in the preceding screenshot can be viewed using the following command:

Get-GPInheritance -Target "OU=Users,OU=Europe,DC=rebeladmin,DC=com"

In this example, I have one site-linked Group Policy called Site 1. There are two domain-linked group policies called Root 1 and Root 2. I also have an OU-linked Group Policy called Test...

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