Creating a Policy

  1. Navigate to Policies > Policy Management.

    The Policy Management screen appears.

  2. Select the type of product settings from the Product list.

    The screen refreshes to display policies created for the selected managed product.

  3. Click Create.

    The Create Policy screen appears.

  4. In the Policy Name field, type a name for the policy.
  5. In the Targets section, select a method to assign targets to the policy.
    • None (Draft only): Use this option to save the policy as a draft without choosing any targets.

    • Filter by Criteria: Use this option to allocate endpoints automatically based on the filtering criteria. For details, see Filtering by Criteria.


      This option is only available for OfficeScan settings.

    • Specify Targets: Use this option to select specific endpoints or managed products. For details, see Specifying Policy Targets.

  6. Under Settings, click a feature to expand the tab and then configure the settings. Repeat the step to configure all features.
    • For details about configuring each feature, refer to the Control Manager Online Help or the Administrator’s Guide of the managed product.

    • For details about setting the permissions to configure settings, see Changing Setting Permissions.

  7. Click Deploy.

    Control Manager immediately starts to deploy the settings to the targets. The policy appears in the list on the Policy Management screen.

    • After clicking Deploy, please wait two minutes for Control Manager to deploy the policy to the targets. Click Refresh on the Policy Management screen to update the status information in the policy list.

    • Control Manager enforces the policy settings on the targets every 24 hours.