VMware DEM – Upgrade GPO Templates to v. 2103

Release date: April 10th 2021

Welcome to my VMware Dynamic Environment Manager series. In this session I will describe how I upgraded the VMware DEM GPO templates to v. 2103.

I first log in to one of my Active Directory servers, browse to the temporary folder where I downloaded the VMware-DEM-xxx-GA.zip file and extract it. Under the VMware-DEM-xxx-GA folder, there is a folder called Administrative Templates (ADMX). This is where the updated admx-templates are situated.

Next, I copy and replace all the admx-files to my Central Store location, in my LAB this will be: “C:WindowsSYSVOLsysvolad.admin.frelab.netPoliciesPolicyDefinitions”

Finally, I copy and replace the adml-files from the en-US folder to “C:WindowsSYSVOLsysvolad.admin.frelab.netPoliciesPolicyDefinitionsen-US”

This concludes my session about upgrading the DEM GPO Templates to v. 2103. I can now proceed with upgrading the DEM Agent, posted here: VMware DEM – Upgrade Agent to v. 2103

VMware DEM – Upgrades

My VMware DEM LAB Set Up

Official VMware Dynamic Environment Manager Documentation

Disclaimer: Every tips/tricks/posting I have published here, is tried and tested in different it-solutions. It is not guaranteed to work everywhere, but is meant as a tip for other users out there. Remember, Google is your friend and don’t be afraid to steal with pride! Feel free to comment below as needed.

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