Adding a group location in Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEPM) without a wizard

Article:TECH104559  |  Created: 2008-01-02  |  Updated: 2008-01-10  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH104559
Article Type
Technical Solution


Environment

Issue



How to add a group location in Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEPM) without a wizard.

Symptoms
You require multiple locations within one or more Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEPM) group(s).



Solution



To add a group's location without a wizard:

    1. In the Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager console, click "Clients".

    2. In the Clients page, under View, click the group for which you want to add one or more locations.

    3. In the Clients page, click the Policies tab.

    NOTE: You can only add locations to groups that do not inherit policies from a higher group. If necessary, uncheck Inherit policies and settings from parent group.

    4. In the Client page, under Tasks, click Manage Locations.

    5. In the 'Manage Locations' dialog box, under Locations, click "Add".

    6. In the 'Add Location' dialog, type the name of the new location in the Name text box.

    7. In the 'Add Location' dialog, type any information that help you identify this location in the Description text box.

    8. Click "OK".


    To add a group's switching condition without a wizard:

    1. In the Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager console, click Clients.

    2. In the Clients page, under View, click any of the groups for which you want to add a switching rule.

    3. In the Clients page, click the Policies tab.

    NOTE: You can only add switching conditions to group's policy provided a group does not inherit policies from a higher group. If necessary, uncheck Inherit policies and settings from parent group unless it is already unchecked. You cannot switch a rule unless the policy for the subgroup is no longer inherited from a higher group.

    4. In the Client page, under Tasks, click "Manage Locations".

    5. In the Manage Location dialog, next to Switch to this location when, click "Add".

    6. In the Specify Location Criteria dialog, select the switching conditions from the Type list for the group that you have selected.

    NOTE: You can specify location switching criteria as one of many options. For a more detailed description of the options available for location switching criteria; please refer to Chapter 27 of the administration_guide.pdf, available in the /CD1/DOCUMENTATION directory.
    (Steps 7 & 8 are only applicable if you add more than one condition to the Location Switching criteria)

    7. In the Define Location Criteria dialog box, select Criteria with "AND"
    relationship or, Criteria with "OR" relationship.

    8. Select the switching Type and click "Add' to further define the criteria. The client then switches to this location when using this type of connection.

    NOTE: You can specify location switching criteria as one of many options. For a more detailed description of the options available for location switching criteria, please refer to Chapter 27 of the administration_guide.pdf, available in the /CD1/DOCUMENTATION directory.

    9. Click "OK".


References
/CD1/DOCUMENTATION/aministration_guide.pdf





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