Simulate Resultant Set of Policy Using Group Policy Modeling

Applies To: Windows Server 2008

To simulate Resultant Set of Policy using Group Policy Modeling

  1. Open Group Policy Management Console (GPMC). In the console tree, double-click the forest in which you want to create a Group Policy Modeling query, right-click Group Policy Modeling, and then click Group Policy Modeling Wizard.

  2. In the Group Policy Modeling Wizard, click Next, and then type the appropriate information.

  3. When finished, click Finish.

  4. If you want to print or save the report, right-click the settings report in the results pane and do one of the following:

    • Select Print to print the report.

    • Select Save Report to save the report.

Additional considerations

  • To create a Group Policy Modeling query, you must have the Perform Group Policy Modeling Analyses permission on the domain or organizational unit that contains the objects on which you want to run the query.

  • Group Policy Modeling is only available if at least one domain controller in the forest is running Microsoft Windows Server¬†2003.

  • To customize the information displayed in a report, click Show or Hide to display only the data you want to view or print.

  • From within GPMC, it is not possible to use the keyboard to navigate inside an HTML report. To navigate inside the HTML report, save the report to a file and then use a Web browser to view the report.

  • If you open a previously saved console and want to save a Group Policy Modeling or Group Policy Results report in XML, rerun the report using the Rerun Query option.

  • To view a saved report in a Web browser, you must use Microsoft Internet Explorer¬†6 or later version.

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