You know Microsoft aquired DesktopStandard last year, the developers of “PolicyMaker”. We all waited to see where and when the product is going to be integrated into Microsoft’s product suite.
Finally, Microsoft announced “Group Policy Preference”, the new name of PolicyMaker, to be available with Windows Server 2008.
Read the Group Policy team’s blog posting here:
http://blogs.technet.com/grouppolicy/archive/2007/11/16/group-policy-preferences-announced-at-it-forum.aspxWhat I think about it? Great shit! Most scripting scenarios and “have-to-create-own-ADM-template-scenarios” will be gone - as well as a lot of WMI and security-filtering orgies!
Read the Whitepaper and you’ll be excited, too: