Active Directory

Specops Releases Gpupdate 2.0 and Remote Admin CTP Products

Specops has recently announced a new product called Remote Admin CTP, and have also updated their Gpupdate product to Version 2.0. They are currently seeking beta testers for both products.

New in Specops Gpupdate 2.0

Commands

  • Improved WoL functionality including custom Mac/IP address lookup and support for no-DHCP environments.
  • Immediate WSUS client update

UI

  • New powerful customizable User Interface

PowerShell support

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  • View PowerShell code for all chosen commands

Supported Operating systems

  • Support for Win Server 2008 Standard & Enterprise in both x32 and x64 iterations.

Specops Remote Admin

All functionality and features of Specops Gpupdate 2.0 plus…

Additional Commands

  • Remote Assistance
  • Remote Desktop
  • Remote Event Viewer
  • Run executable remotely
  • View remote computer in explorer
  • Remote registry reading

Full PowerShell support

  • View and run chosen commands as PowerShell code.

Scheduling

  • Full support for scheduling all commands using Windows Task Scheduler

We talked about Specops products before, in the article “How do I run Powershell and VBScripts on Windows PCs using AD and Group Policy?“. You can read more and download the software from the Specops website.

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