If you need to change the MSI location of software you are deploying through group policy, you will notice you can’t edit it via GPMC. The way around it is to use ADSI Edit. Read this link for more info.
Read here for a great article on how to deploy Microsoft Office 2013 via Group Policy.
Server 2012 R2 is nearly here (Released on the 18th of Oct). Take a look here to find out what’s new in Server 2012 R2. There have been some updates to Group Policy in Server 2012: – How to configure the Windows 8.1 start screen layout with Group Policy – This will make an IT admin’s life so much easier. – Group Policy Caching – This feature will speed up the logon process because the Group Policy engine loads policy information from a local cache (Named a data store) instead of downloading it from a domain controller. – Force refresh – This feature allows you to force a client to…
This link will help you with installing Java via a MSI group policy install. Very handy!