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Chapter 4. Windows XP Applications and Tools > Security Template Utility

Security Template Utility \windows\system32\secedit.exe

Create and apply security templates and analyze system security. (Security Template Utility is included with Windows XP Professional only.)

To Open

Command Prompt secedit

Usage

secedit /command [arguments]

Description

Security Templates are used by administrators for Windows XP-based servers to create a security policy for a computer. The Security Template Utility is a command-line tool used to create and apply these templates. Although there isn’t room here to go into all the details of Security Templates, you can type secedit without any options to display a help window with more information on this tool (and Security Templates in general).

See Also

“Security Templates” in “Microsoft Management Console”

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