Mapping drives using preferences with item-level targeting
To use item-level targeting to configure the new Drive Maps item so that it applies only to members of the Sales security group who are targeted by the GPO:
With the Drive Maps preference extension selected in the console tree of the Group Policy Management Editor, right-click on the new Drive Map item (S drive) and select Properties.
Switch to the Common tab, and select the Item-Level Targeting option on this tab.
Click the Targeting button to open the Targeting Editor.
Click the New Item menu option, and select Security Group as the item-level target.
- In the Group field on the Targeting Editor, select the Sales security group.
- Click OK to finish configuring item-level targeting for the preference item. The information on the Processing tab will be updated to indicate that the preference item is being filtered using item-level targeting.
The above tip was excerpted from Mitch Tulloch's book Training Guide: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 from Microsoft Press.
Mitch is a nine-time recipient of the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award and a widely recognized expert on Windows administration, deployment and virtualization. For more information see http://www.mtit.com.