Administrative Templates are a large repository of registry-based changes that can be found in any GPO on Windows 2000, Windows XP, and Windows Server 2003.
Although Administrative Templates have virtually hundreds of options within them, there may be times when an administrator will need to add more options to a new or existing GPO.
My custom template is listed under "extra registry settings" saying that "Display names for some settings cannot be found.
You might be able to resolve this issue by updating the .
The settings are stored in Active Directory, not in the files.
Tip To upgrade your files manually, in Group Policy, right-click the Administrative Templates folder (either instance), and then click Add/Remove Templates.
One method for an administrator to add such extensions to the GPO is by adding new settings to the Administrative Templates sections. ADM files to the existing Administrative Templates section in GPO. ADM files to the existing Administrative Templates section in GPO please follow the next steps: 1.
Amongst the various settings that can be accomplished via GPO, you can find the following options: and many many more.ADM file(s) will be copied to the SYSVOL folder on the target DC (typically the PDC Emulator), and from there replicated throughout the domain. In a previous article – Understanding Administrative Templates in GPO – I’ve described the purpose of the Administrative Templates section in the Windows 2000/XP/2003 GPO.You can download GPMC from the following link (Download GPMC), yet remember it can only be used effectively on Windows Server 2003-based Active Directory.If you do not have GPMC or cannot install it then you’ll need to edit the GPO via the regular means, i.e.