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Install Group Policy Management Console

Group Policy Management Console is an administrative tool for managing Group Policy across the company. If you want to audit Group Policy, Group Policy Management Console must be installed on the computer where Netwrix Auditor Server resides.

To install GPMC on Windows Server 2008 R2

  1. Navigate to Start Control Panel Programs and Features Turn Windows features on or off.

  2. In the Server Manager dialog, proceed to the Features tab in the left pane, and then click Add Features and select Group Policy Management.

  3. Click Install to enable it.

To install GPMC on Windows Server 2012 and above

  1. Navigate to Start Control Panel Programs and Features Turn Windows features on or off.

  2. In the Add Roles and Features Wizard dialog that opens, proceed to the Features tab in the left pane, and then select Group Policy Management.

  3. Click Next to proceed to confirmation page.

  4. Click Install to enable it.

To install GPMC on Windows 7, Windows 8.1, and Windows 10

  1. Depending on your OS, download and install Remote Server Administrator Tools that include Group Policy Management Console.

  2. Navigate to Start Control Panel Programs and Features Turn Windows features on or off.

  3. Navigate to Remote Server Administration Tools Feature Administration Tools and select Group Policy Management Tools.

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