How to export/import an existing Symantec Endpoint Protection policy

Article:TECH106486  |  Created: 2008-01-05  |  Updated: 2011-11-28  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH106486
Article Type
Technical Solution


Issue



How can we export a specific policy (e.g. LiveUpdate Policy) from one Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager (SEPM) and import it to another?

 


Solution



Steps to export a policy:
 

  1. Logon to the Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager console.
  2. In the left hand pane, click Policies.
  3. On the Policies page, under View Policies, click the <type of policy> that you want to export. (e.g. LiveUpdate)
  4. On the <type of policy> Policies page in the right hand pane, click the policy that you want to export. (e.g. LiveUpdate Settings policy)
  5. On the same page, under Tasks, click Export the Policy.
  6. In the Export Policy dialog box, locate the folder where you want to export the policy file to, and then click the Export button.


Steps to import policy:
 

  1. Logon to the Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager console.
  2. In the left hand pane, click Policies.
  3. On the Policies page, under View Policies, click the <type of policy> that you want to import (e.g. LiveUpdate).
  4. On the same page, under Tasks, click Import a <type of policy> Policy.
  5. In the Import Policy dialog box, browse to the policy file that you want to import (policy files are .dat format), and then click the Import button.






 



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Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH106486


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