Reference Material | Add operating system deployment settings to a Group Policy Object

The operating system image and settings that apply to a computer during installation are determine by the Group Policy Object in Active Directory. You will need to create a Group Policy Object with Specops Deploy / OS settings.

The GPMC snap-in, installed with the Administration Tools, allows you to create and manage Specops Password Policy settings from the Group Policy Management Console. The settings are stored as a part of the Group Policy Object allowing you to control how and where the policy applies.

  1. In the GPMC, expand your domain node, and locate the GPO node.
  2. Right-click on the GPO node, and select New.
  3. Enter a name for the Group Policy Object, and click OK.
  4. Right click on the new GPO node, and select Edit.
  5. In the Group Policy Management Editor expand Computer Configuration, Policies, Software Settings, and click Specops Deploy / OS.
  6. Click Edit Policy….
  7. Select the Operating System
  8. Find your OS image from the appropriate drop-down box, and click Save.

Link the GPO to the appropriate OU.