Editing a policy

Article:HOWTO80905  |  Created: 2012-10-24  |  Updated: 2014-09-21  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO80905
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Editing a policy

You can edit shared and non-shared policies on the Policies tab on the Clients page as well as on the Policies page.

Locations as well as groups can share the same policy. You must assign a shared policy after you edit it.

See Performing the tasks that are common to all policies.

To edit a policy in the Policies page

  1. In the console, click Policies.

  2. On the Policies page, under Policies, click the policy type.

  3. In the policy type Policies pane, click the specific policy that you want to edit

  4. Under Tasks, click Edit the Policy.

  5. In the policy type Policy Overview pane, edit the name and description of the policy, if necessary.

  6. To edit the policy, click any of the policy type Policy pages for the policies.

To edit 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 edit 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 edit a policy.

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

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

  6. To the right of the selected policy, click Tasks, and then click Edit Policy.

  7. Do one of the following tasks:

    • To edit a non-shared policy, go to step 8.

    • To edit a shared policy, in the Edit Policy dialog box, click Edit Shared to edit the policy in all locations.

  8. You can click a link for the type of policy that you want to edit.

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