Policy management

A policy is a collection of application settings that are specified for an administration group. A policy does not define all application settings.

Multiple policies with different values can be configured for a single application. However, there can be only one active policy for an application at a time within an administration group. When you create a new policy, all other policies within an administration group become inactive. You can change a policy status later.

You can use policies to apply identical Kaspersky Endpoint Security settings to all client computers within an administration group.

You can remotely change the values of settings specified by a policy for individual computers in an administration group using Kaspersky Endpoint Security. You can locally change only those settings modification of which is not prohibited by the policy.

The "lock" status of a setting within a policy determines whether or not an application setting on a client computer can be edited:

After the policy is applied for the first time, local application settings change in accordance with the policy settings.

The rights to access policy settings (read, write, execute) are specified for each user who has access to the Kaspersky Security Center Administration Server and separately for each functional scope of Kaspersky Endpoint Security. To configure the rights to access policy settings, go to the Security section of the properties window of the Kaspersky Security Center Administration Server.

You can perform the following operations with a policy:

For more detail about policies, refer to Kaspersky Security Center documentation.

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