How to Install Group Policy Management Tool in Amazon Workspaces Windows 10

Group Policy Management Console is one of the tools needed to do Active Directory Administration, especially if you want to control what Amazon Workspaces can do.

This is the same program that is launched when you run the command gpmc.msc on Windows Run.

To install Group Policy Management in Amazon Workspaces Windows 10, follow the tutorial below.


Steps to Install Group Policy Management

Open Start Menu, then click Server Manager.

Click Add roles and features. The Add Roles and Features Wizard will be opened.

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How to install Active Directory Administration Tools in Windows Server

If you need Active Directory Users and Computers on your Windows Server, you need to install Active Directory Administration Tools.

The walk through below will also install other AD Administration Tools like DNS configuration and optional if you want to install Group Policy Management.

Tutorial below have been tested in Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2019 and Amazon Workspaces Windows 10.

I learned the steps below when I was configuring Amazon Workspaces Windows 10 to do Active Directory Administration. I was avoiding to RDP to the AD Domain Controller to lessen the impact when I make adjustments that is why I needed the Active Directory Management Tools inside my Amazon Workspace.

Note: It is best if your Windows Server is already joined to an Active Directory Domain.


Step-by-step Instruction to Install Active Directory Administration Tools

Click on Start Menu and click Server Manager.

On Server Manager click Add roles and features.

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