Editing GPO with Powershell This topic contains 2 replies, has 3 voices, and was last updated by Richard Siddaway 1 year, 5 months ago. Author Posts February 6, 2017 at 1:06 am #63622 JaysParticipant Hi, is-it possible to edit a GPO with Powershell, what I'm looking for is to update a the Security Parameter – File System. For example add authenticated user , folder and subfolder in write execute on the directory D:\EXPL Thanks February 6, 2017 at 12:50 pm #63631 Daniel KrebsModerator The area you'd like to edit is not directly exposed via the Group Policy cmdlets (https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee461027.aspx) as far as I know. As alternative you could backup the GPO with the Backup-GPO cmdlet, modify the .inf file for the file system permissions and import the modified backup again via Import-GPO again. However, you need to ask yourself if a group policy modification really needs to be automated. February 6, 2017 at 2:19 pm #63633 Richard SiddawayModerator Only way I know to read/write GPO settings is to use SDM software Group Policy Automation Engine Author Posts You must be logged in to reply to this topic.