A policy group lets you organize policies to ease administration and to provide easier assigning and scheduling of the policies in the policy group.
To create a policy group:
In the ZENworks Control Center, click thetab.
Click, then click to display the Basic Information page.
Fill in the fields:
Group name: (Required) Provide a unique name for your policy group. The name you provide displays in the ZENworks Control Center interface (the administrative tool for ZENworks Linux Management) and in the user interface.
For more information, see Section C.0, Naming Conventions in the ZENworks Control Center.
Folder: (Required) Type the name or browse to the folder that contains this policy group.
Description: Provide a short description of the policy group's contents. This description displays in the ZENworks Control Center.
Clickto display the Summary page.
Review the information on the Summary page, making any changes to the policy-group settings by using thebutton as necessary.
Depending on your needs, you can create the policy group now or you can specify members, assignments, and schedules for this policy group.
Clickto display the Add Group Members page to perform the following tasks:
Specify members for this policy group
Specify assignments for this policy group
Specify the schedule to apply the policy-group assignments
Specify the policies to include in this policy group.
Clickto browse for and select the appropriate policy objects.
Click the underlined link in thecolumn to select the desired policies and display their names in the list box.
Clickto display the Add Assignments page.
Assign the policy group to the desired devices.
Clickto browse for and select the appropriate device objects.
You can also select Folder or Group objects.
Click the down-arrow next toor to expand the list, then click the underlined link in the column to select the desired objects and display their names in the list box.
Assigning a policy to a Group object is the preferred method of assigning the policy. Assigning the policy to a large number of objects (for example, more than 250) might cause increased server utilization.
Clickto display the Schedule page.
Select the schedule to apply to the assignments.
The settings you configure on this page determine when the policies in the policy group are assigned to devices.
See Section 15.3, Schedules for information about the available schedules.
Clickto display the Summary page, then review the information, making any changes to the settings by using the Back button as necessary.