12.0 Managing Registration Keys and Rules

You can manually add devices to folders and groups, but this can be a burdensome task if you have a large number of devices or are consistently registering new devices. The best way to manage a large number of devices is to have them automatically added to the correct folders and groups when they register. To accomplish this, you can use registration keys, registration rules, or both.

Both registration keys and registration rules let you assign a name, folder, and group memberships to a device. However, there are differences between keys and rules that you should be aware of before choosing whether you want to use one or both methods for registration.

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