Refresh Group Policy Remotely

by Mitch Tulloch [Published on 6 June 2005 / Last Updated on 6 June 2005]

How to refresh Group Policy remotely from the command line.

Want to refresh Group Policy on a remote machine without having to walk over to it, log on, and type gpupdate at the command prompt?

Check out RGPrefresh.exe, a command-line tool available from Note that the utility requires .NET Framework 1.1. See for more info on this tool.

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The Author — Mitch Tulloch

Mitch Tulloch is a well-known expert on Windows Server administration and cloud computing technologies. He has published over a thousand articles on information technology topics and has written, contributed to or been series editor for over 50 books.

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