schemaVersion Attribute

Applies To: Windows Server 2008

The schemaVersion attribute specifies the ADMX schema verison that the .admx and .adml files conform to.




<MajorVersion.MinorVersion> is a placeholder for the schema version number.

MajorVersion has the format XXXX where X designates a single decimal digit.

MinorVersion has the format XXXXX where X designates a single decimal digit.


The schemaVersion attribute is used by the Group Policy tools to determine if the ADMX files are in a format that the Group Policy tools support. For Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 the schemaVersion must be set as follows; schemaVersion="1.0"


This XML fragment displays the schemaVersion attribute value that is used to represent the schema supported by the Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 Group Policy tools.


Additional references

policyDefinitions Element

policyDefinitionResources Element