Plan Group Policy for Office 2010


Applies to: Office 2010

Topic Last Modified: 2011-05-19

Group Policy is an infrastructure that is used to deliver and apply one or more desired configurations or policy settings to a set of targeted users and computers in an Active Directory directory service environment. The Group Policy infrastructure consists of a Group Policy engine and several individual extensions. These extensions are used to configure Group Policy settings, either by modifying the registry through the Administrative Templates extension, or setting Group Policy settings for security settings, software installation, folder redirection, Internet Explorer Maintenance, wireless network settings, and other areas. The following table provides information for IT administrators who plan to use Group Policy to configure and enforce settings for Microsoft Office 2010 applications.

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Article Description

Group Policy overview for Office 2010

Provides a brief overview of how to use Group Policy to configure and enforce settings for Office 2010 applications.

Planning for Group Policy in Office 2010

Discusses the key planning steps for managing Office 2010 applications by using Group Policy.

FAQ: Group Policy (Office 2010)

Provides answers to common questions about how Group Policy works with Office 2010

Downloadable book: Group Policy for Office 2010

Provides a description of and a link to the downloadable book Group Policy for Office 2010.