How to install GPMC on Windows Server 2008 R2

Command-line method:
  1. Open cmd.exe as Administrator
  2. Run this command: ServerManagerCmd.exe -install gpmc
GUI method:
  1. Open: Start > Administrative Tools > Server Manager
  2. Select ‘Features’ on the left panel
  3. Menu: Action > Add Features
  4. Check the ‘Group Policy Management’ feature
  5. Follow through the wizard to complete installation

One Reply to “How to install GPMC on Windows Server 2008 R2”

  1. For others landing here:

    Command Line option is deprecated, use powershell.
    In Windows Server 2012
    Install-WindowsFeature –Name GPMC
    In Windows Server 2008 R2
    Add-WindowsFeature –Name GPMC

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