Promoting to Group Policy
If your policy type is a device policy, then you can promote the policy to a group policy.
To promote a device policy to a group policy:
- Select Configure > Firewall Policy.
The Policies page is displayed.
- Select a policy, right-click the policy or select Promote to Group Policy from the More list.
The Promote to Group Policy page is displayed.
The Promote to Group Policy option is enabled only when the policy type is device policy.
- Enter the parameters according to the guidelines in Table 1.
- Click OK.
The policy is promoted from device policy to group policy.
Table 1: Promoting a device policy to a group policy
Enter a unique string of alphanumeric characters, colons, periods, dashes, and underscores. Maximum length is 255 characters.
Enter a description for the group policy rules; maximum length is 255 characters. Comments entered in this field are sent to the device.
Select a profile for the policy:
This is applicable for Group Policy only. Select Before device-specific policies or After device-specific policies. This decides the policy order when the devices policy configuration information is updated on the devices.
This is applicable for Group Policy only. Select this option to specify the order number for the policy. Policy lookup is performed in the order that the policies are configured. The first policy that matches the traffic is used. For more information, see Policy Ordering Overview.