For some time now, weíve had inquiries about where the Group Policy Management Console (GPMC) is located in Windows Server 2008 or Windows Vista SP1. Itís well documented that Server 2008 includes GPMC but, it does not appear in the administrative tools.
The Group Policy Management Console is included in Windows Server 2008; however, you must install it before you can use it. The domain controller promotion process installs GPMC on the server, in addition to adding the domain controller to the domain. Additionally, you can install GPMC on a member server as long as itís a member of the domain. Letís look at two ways to install GPMC on Windows Server 2008 (other than through DCPROMO).