Copying and pasting a policy on the Clients page

Article:HOWTO55186  |  Created: 2011-06-29  |  Updated: 2011-12-16  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO55186
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Copying and pasting a policy on the Clients page

You can copy and paste a policy instead of having to add a new policy. You can copy a shared or a non-shared policy on the Clients page.

See Performing tasks that are common to all security policies

To copy a policy in the Clients page

  1. In the console, click Clients.

  2. On the Clients page, under Clients, select the group for which you want to copy a policy.

  3. On the Policies tab, under Location-specific Policies and Settings, scroll to find the name of the location from which you want to copy a policy.

  4. Locate the specific policy for the location that you want to copy.

  5. To the right of the policy, click Tasks, and then click Copy.

  6. Click OK.

To paste a policy on the Clients page

  1. In the console, click Clients.

  2. On the Clients page, under Clients, select the group for which you want to paste a policy.

  3. On the Policies tab, uncheck Inherit policies and settings from parent group "group name".

    You must disable inheritance for this group. If you do not uncheck inheritance, you cannot paste a policy.

  4. Under Location-specific Policies and Settings, scroll to find the name of the location whose policy you want to paste.

  5. Locate the specific policy for the location that you want to paste.

  6. To the right of the policy, click Tasks, and then click Paste.

  7. When you are prompted to overwrite the existing policy, click Yes.


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