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How to import, create and update default policies in SCSP

Created: 31 May 2012 • Updated: 19 May 2014
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UPDATE: The LU feature has been removed in SDCSS 6.0 (aka Symantec Data Center: Security Server). Thus the only way to update the policy packs is through the policy packs available in the installation media.

 

Content:

  • Overview
  • Descriptive steps
  • Related articles

Overview

  1. Where to find new policy packs,
  2. How to create default policy packs in SCSP,
  3. How to update the policy in use,
  4. How to export policy.

Descriptive steps

In SCSP, the policy update is a manual task. The below steps describe how to import new policy packs, create them and update the policies.

1) Where to find policy packs:

From SCSP LiveUpdate:

a. From the Prevention/Detection tab, click on the LiveUpdate icon (1.),

b. Click the button Check (2.) to run LiveUpdate,

c. If new policy packs are available, select them and click Install (3.).

Note: At this stage, the policy packs have been imported in SCSP, however they are not yet usable.

From the installation folder (or CD):

a. Optional - Create a new folder (1.),

b. Click on the Import a policy (2.) icon,

c. Select the desired policy pack,

d. Click on Import (3.).

Note: At this stage, the policy packs have been imported in SCSP, however they are not yet usable.

From FileConnect:

a. Go to the Symantec FileConnect Web site.
b. Click your language to log on to the FileConnect system.
c. In the Serial Number box, type the serial number that is printed on your certificate or upgrade insurance notice, and then click Login.
Note: If you do not know your serial number, contact Symantec Enterprise Customer Service.
d. On the End User License Agreement Web page, click I Agree.
e. Under Products, click the product version that you want to download.
Note: You will select the specific build that you want to download on a later screen.
f. Select a download method, and then click Continue.
g. Select the file for the build that you want to download, and then click Download.

Basic or Essential support customers in other regions
Refer to the technical support telephone number that you received when you purchased your product and maintenance contract. For a list of technical support telephone numbers in other regions, go to the Symantec Worldwide Corporate Directory Web site.

Customers without a support contract
To purchase a current version of a Symantec product, go to the Symantec PartnerNet Locator Web site to locate a Symantec Partner.

2) How to create default policy packs in SCSP:

From the Prevention/Detection tab:

a. Optional - Create a new folder (1.),

b. Click on the Create default policies (2.) icon,

c. Select the desired policy pack,

d. Click on Create (3.).

The policies are now created and ready to use.

3) How to update the policy in use:

a. Choose the policy to update,

b. Right click and select Update policy,

c. Select the newer revision from the list and click Next,

d. Select an option:

4) How to export policy:

a. Select the folder where the policy to export is located (1.),

b. Select the policy to export (2.),

c. Click on the Export a policy (3.) icon,

d. Choose the location and click Export (4.).

The policy is now saved as zipped file at the specified location.

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