Group Policy Administrative Template files (ADMX, ADML)


Group Policy Administrative Template files (ADMX, ADML) 

First download the Files

http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/confirmation.aspx?id=35554&6B49FDFB-8E5B-4B07-BC31-15695C5A2143=1

 

To install this download:

  • Download the file by clicking the Download button (above) and saving the file to your hard disk.
  • To use the 32-bit version of the files, double-click the AdminTemplates_32bit.exe program file on your hard disk to start the Setup program.
  • To use the 64-bit version of the files, double-click the AdminTemplates_64bit.exe program file on your hard disk to start the Setup program.
  • Follow the instructions on the screen to complete the installation.

 \ADMX: The ADMX folder contains XML-based versions (.admx or .adml files) of the Administrative Template files for Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, and Windows Server 2012 R2. Administrative Template files are divided into ADMX (language-neutral) and ADML (language-specific) files. By default, the %systemroot%\PolicyDefinitions folder on a local computer stores all ADMX files. ADML files are stored in language-specific folders under the %systemroot%\PolicyDefinitions folder. Each language subfolder contains the .adml files for that language. For example, the English language ADML files would be stored in the %systemroot%\PolicyDefinitions\en-us folder. The following languages are included: Chinese Simplified (People’s Republic of China), Chinese (Hong Kong SAR), English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese (Brazil), Russian, and Spanish. The following files are stored in the \ADMX folder:

            access15.admx

            excel15.admx

            inf15.admx

            lync15.admx

            office15.admx

            onent15.admx

            outlk15.admx

            ppt15.admx

            proj15.admx

            pub15.admx

            spd15.admx

            visio15.admx

            word15.admx

                \en-us: Contains the English language version of the .adml files.

                    access15.adml

                    excel15.adml

                    inf15.adml

                    lync15.adml

                    office15.adml

                    onent15.adml

                    outlk15.adml

                    ppt15.adml

                    proj15.adml

                    pub15.adml

                    spd15.adml

                    visio15.adml

                    word15.adml

 

or

This procedure assumes that you want to manage multiple computers in your domain. In this case, you store the templates in a central store in the Sysvol folder on the primary domain controller. This provides a replicated central storage location for domain Administrative Templates.

 

  1. Create a root-level folder to contain all language-neutral ADMX files. For example, create the root folder for the central store on your domain controller at this location:

%systemroot%\sysvol\domain\policies\PolicyDefinitions

 

  1. Create a subfolder for each language that you’ll use. These subfolders will contain the language-specific ADML resource files. For example, create a subfolder for United States English (EN-US) at this location:

    %systemroot%\sysvol\domain\policies\PolicyDefinitions\EN-US

 

YOU CAN WATCH DETAILS FROM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nDW7WZiKPbo&hd=1

 

 

REF: https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg425941.aspx

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