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Configuring Agents

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Updated July 8th, 2016

You can use policies and policy templates to configure your agents. Configuration settings such as polling intervals, auto-update settings, and timeouts can be added to a policy template and assigned to an agent or multiple agents using Patch Manager routing rules.

To create a policy:

  1. In the tree view in the left pane of the application, select Patch Manager System Configuration.

  2. Click Policy Editor in the center pane.

  3. Click Create Policy...

  4. Enter the policy name, and make changes to the available settings.

  5. Click Scopes to modify the scope of the policy.

  6. Click Save.

 

To apply a policy to specific scopes:

  1. In the tree view in the left pane of the application, select Patch Manager System Configuration.

  2. Click Policy Assignment.

  3. Create a scope or select a scope.

  4. Select a Policy.

  5. Click Save.

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