What’s not to love about Group Policy! It can configure printers, set permissions, and deploy software. What can’t it do? To start, Central Reporting like SCCM….
In most environments, we don’t need pretty pie graphs like those above (if anything, we just need more pies). What is needed is a simple method of seeing when a GPO is not applying correctly. This method should let you see if the issue is with multiple machines or just a single device. What follows below, while very rudimentary, is the poor man’s central group policy monitoring tool.