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Lesson 7 Client installation options
Objective Configure client installation options.

Client Installation Options

You can configure the installation options that are presented to users in the Client Installation wizard by using Group Policy. For example, you could create one Group Policy object (GPO) at the domain level that provides users with a minimal set of installation options, and another for users within a specific OU, which provides the users with additional options. If Group Policy settings conflict, the GPO created at the OU level will override the GPO created at the domain level.
The following Slide Show demonstrates how to configure client installation options:

Note: By default, only Automatic Setup is enabled when you install RIS. To provide users with access to any of the other options, you must specifically enable those options. The next lesson will show you how to configure maintenance and troubleshooting utilities.
Group Policy object (GPO): A collection of group policy settings. Group policy objects are essentially the documents created by the Group Policy snap-in, a Windows 2000 utility. Group Policy objects are stored at the domain level, and they affect users and computers contained in sites, domains, and organizational units. In addition, each Windows 2000 computer has exactly one group of settings stored locally, called the local Group Policy object.