In this session we will explore the enhancements to the Group Policy system within Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista. We will cover the new features in these two products specific to Group Policy and Group Policy processing. The session will then look at the new Group Policy Preferences, explain what they are and how to use them. We will also cover the template format, again looking at its structure and how to use it. Finally we will look at some scripting features of Group Policy and how to use script to automate some Group Policy functions.