Some of the biggest challenges in enterprise IT come from managing third party software. If you’ve ever written a batch file to script an Adobe installation and set default options or you’re worried about data security from Skype file and screen sharing, check out the CustomADMX project on SourceForge.
What is an ADMX file? From Technet, ADMX files are a standards-based XML file format for storing registry-based policy settings. If you use Group Policy on newer Windows servers, you’re already using them. ADMX files let you create new Group Policy settings that are easy to manage using existing Group Policy tools. This means no more writing scripts just to edit registry settings! ADMX files can be used to manage Vista and newer workstations and Windows Server and newer servers.
With the CustomADMX project, the hard part is already done for you. It comes with a graphical installer and you can choose which software you would like to manage. Here’s just some of the configurable settings: Read more >>