PolicyPak: Using Item Level Targeting

New feature! Now, inside one GPO, you can have definitions for the same Pak, but use Item Level Targeting features to specify under what conditions the Pak will be delivered. If you love Item Level Targeting with GPPrefs, you're going to love this feature.

Bypassing Internal Item Level Targeting Filters

Use this technique to bypass any Internal Item Level Targeting filters which are in our pre-configured Paks.

PolicyPak: Getting Licensed (It's Easy)

Getting licensed for PolicyPak is easy. We have a tool which counts computers in Active Directory (or those you want to manage.) Then you send us the count file, and you're licensed. Super simple.

PolicyPak: GPOTouch Utility

Updating your Pak DLLs and GPOs to a newer version manually can be a pain in the neck. So, we created this utility to automatically update your GPOs with PolicyPak data to the latest versions. It installs alongside DesignStudio.

PolicyPak: How to manually update Paks

If a preconfigured PolicyPak or a PolicyPak you create has a bug or error, it's a simple procedure to take the updated Pak and update the GPO. This procedure shows you how.

PolicyPak: ACL Lockdown for Registry Based Applications

When ACL Lockdown™ mode on a PolicyPak element is selected, PolicyPak will "take ownership" of the portion of the user's registry (or files) involved in the application. This literally prevents users (or other applications) from modifying your settings. It provides a "Steady State" for your application where users are simply not permitted to work around your settings (online or offline, running or not running).

PolicyPak: Reconnecting DLLs

This is an advanced PolicyPak topic showing how to reconnect a DLL if the _inner name_ was changed, and someone deleted the existing DLL.

PolicyPak: Re-Deploy Settings at application launch

PolicyPak 3.5 and later supports re-delivery of settings, simply by re-launching the application. This is configurable per Pak and demonstrated in this video.

PolicyPak: The Superpowers

Here's the rundown of all the things you simply cannot do AT ALL with Group Policy alone. Want to put the full lockdown on your users? Want to set and revert settings? You're gonna love this video and the power PolicyPak can bring to your Active Directory.

PolicyPak: Working with Others and using the Central Store

PolicyPak enables you to work with other administrators ---- quickly. Just put the Paks into the central store, and everyone has a copy. Watch this video to see how it's done !

PolicyPak: Using Shares to Store Your Paks (Share-Based Storage)

Starting in build 601 of the PolicyPak MMC snap in, you've got the ability to store Pak files on shares -- as well as the traditional Local and Central stores. This video shows you how it works.

PolicyPak: Deploying PolicyPak directives without Group Policy (PolicyPak Exporter Utility)

You might want to avoid using Group Policy to deliver PolicyPak directives if you are using Intune, SCCM, LanDesk, KACE or similar software for software deployment, and your team doesn't want to use Group Policy but wants to use PolicyPak. See this video to see how it's done.

PolicyPak: Understanding and fixing PolicyPak DLL Orphans

If a DLL that supports a GPO is removed, you need a way to discover and quickly fix it. The PolicyPak GPOTouch utility has a function called Find & Repair Orphaned Paks within GPOs. Here's how it works.

PolicyPak: Manage different proxy settings, even when offline

Starting in build 545, you can flip / flop specific settings even when offline. For instance, see in this video how we change Firefox's Proxy settings -- even when there is no DC. You're going to love this tip !

PolicyPak: Using Environment Variables in Paks

You might want to deliver settings based upon Windows' environment variables. There are several types of Env variables, and in this demo, we show you how to find them and some use cases.

PolicyPak: Manage RDP - Terminal Services files using Group Policy and PolicyPak

Ever wanted to deliver and dynamically manage and enforce RDP files? That capability is available when you use PolicyPak. See this video to see how its done.

PolicyPak: Chrome Revert Tips (Pre-CSE 1260)

Reverting settings using the PolicyPak Chrome Pak is a little special. Here's the video how-to.

PolicyPak: Fix Chrome Revert with PP CSE 1260 or later

If you have trouble reverting your Chrome settings using PolicyPak Application Manager, in build 1260 or later, there's an easy fix. This video shows you how.