Explore the Microsoft Open Specifications

If you’re interested in reading how things really work, the Microsoft Open Specifications are a great resource. Microsoft Open Specifications is primarily intended for software developers but can also be of interest for anyone else who works with Microsoft products. The reason why these documents are little-known is because it isn’t easy to find them on MSDN where they are published. This has changed now. On the Microsoft Open Specifications Developer Center you can now Read More …

Microsoft Open Specifications Documentation for Group Policy

If you want to learn more about Group Policies then I suggest that you download and read the following documents: MS-GPSOD]: Group Policy System Overview Document http://download.microsoft.com/download/C/6/C/C6C3C6F1-E84A-44EF-82A9-49BD3AAD8F58/%5bMS-GPSOD%5d.pdf MS-GPOL]: Group Policy: Core Protocol Specification http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc232478(v=PROT.13).aspx MS-GPDPC]: Group Policy: Deployed Printer Connections Extension http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc232156(v=PROT.13).aspx MS-GPEF]: Group Policy: Encrypting File System Extension http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc232218(PROT.10).aspx MS-GPFR]: Group Policy: Folder Redirection Protocol Extension http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc232290(v=PROT.13).aspx MS-GPIE]: Group Policy: Internet Explorer Maintenance Extension http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc232356(v=PROT.13).aspx MS-GPIPSEC]: Group Policy: IP Security (IPsec) Protocol Extension http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc232415(v=PROT.13).aspx Read More …