Pending GPO Commands

The Pending tab:

  • Displays a list of Group Policy Objects (GPOs) with pending requests for GPO management actions (such as creation, control, deployment, or deletion).

  • Provides a shortcut menu with commands for responding to pending requests and for displaying the history and reports for GPOs.

  • Displays a list of the groups and users who have permission to access a selected GPO.

Right-clicking the Group Policy Objects list on this tab displays a shortcut menu, including whichever of the following options are applicable.

Control and history

Command Effect

History

Open a window listing all versions of the selected GPO saved within the archive. From the history, you can obtain a report of the settings within a GPO, compare two versions of a GPO, compare a GPO to a template, or roll back to an earlier version of a GPO.

Withdraw

Withdraw your pending request to create, control, or delete the selected GPO before the request has been approved.

Approve

Complete a pending request from an Editor to create, control, or delete the selected GPO.

Reject

Deny a pending request from an Editor to create, control, or delete the selected GPO.

Reports

Command Effect

Settings

Generate an HTML-based or XML-based report displaying the settings within the selected GPO or display links to the selected GPOs from organizational units as of when the GPOs are most recently controlled, imported, or checked in.

Differences

Generate an HTML-based or XML-based report comparing the settings within two selected GPOs or within the selected GPO and a template.

Miscellaneous

Command Effect

Refresh

Update the display of the Group Policy Management Console (GPMC) to incorporate any changes. Some changes are not visible until the display is refreshed.

Help

Display help for AGPM.

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