Updating group policy on windows 2016
The files that are in the Central Store are later replicated to all domain controllers in the domain.To create a Central Store for and files, using Windows File Explorer create a folder that is named Policy Definitions in the following location (for example) on the domain controller: \\ad1.local\SYSVOL\local\Policies as shown in the screenshot below To copy the new files do as follows.
Note: This process is further explained on Technet here.On the Configure Automatic Updates dialog, select Enabled in the left pane, in the Options section click on the Configure Automatic Updating Combo Box and in the dropdown list select Notify for download and notify for install.This policy specifies whether this computer will receive security updates and other important downloads through the Windows automatic updating service.However, an administrator can still configure Automatic Updates through Control Panel.Windows 10 is an operating system that is evolving at a very fast pace and will most likely be released as a new version (part of the Current Branch) every 6 months or so.Right click on the New GPO and choose Edit Next, navigate to Computer Configuration\Policies\Adme Templates. You should now see: Administrative Templates: Policy Definitions (ADMX files) retrieved from the Central Store Navigate to Computer Configuration\Policies\Administrative Templates\Windows Components\Cloud Content and then select the following setting: Set it to Enabled as shown below.
That’s it, any computers that are present in the OU targeted by the GPO will get the new setting and will apply the changes if appropriate.
To find those templates I’d suggest you use your favorite search engine to search for the following phrase: Alternatively you can keep your eyes on the following web page where they occasionally announce the release of new templates for Windows.
In addition to the above search, you can also search for a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet which highlights the changes in GPO’s for that platform, for example search for the following phrase: Once you’ve found the corresponding templates for the version of Windows 10 you want to support (for example here are the ADMX templates for Windows 10 1511) then download the MSI (or copy it) to the desktop of your source computer.
Now that you’ve got the new ADML and ADMX files, you need them copied to the Group Policy Central Store.
If you already have a Central Store in SYSVOL on the domain controller, skip to the copying files section below.
Close any opened Group Policy Management Console windows, then open GPMC again and create a new policy.