Last week I got an email from Chris:
“One thing that would be really useful (In Network Administrator) for us would be the ability to run gpupdate with various switches i.e. /force or /boot to remote pc’s. especially when we have deployed software to a whole IT suite and then have to log on to each one and do a gpupdate /force /boot to pick up any setting changes.”
We added the feature this week.
You can pick just the user policy, computer policy (or both).
If you want to force the policy, or reboot – those options are there too:
To refresh a policy remotely, just pick the Group policy refresh plugin:
Set your options, and then pick your list of computers:
Hit the start button, and Network Administrator will take care of the rest:
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