How to export and import Security Configuration

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08/09/2018
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Comodo Client Security
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Introduction:

  • A security profile governs a device's network access rights, antivirus scan schedule and other system settings.

  • Profiles set the configuration of Comodo Client Security (CCS) on endpoints, so you must have CCS installed on a device to use profiles.

  • You can export the profile of one device to multiple other devices. This is a great time-saver if you want to roll-out a standard configuration to many endpoints in your network

Process in brief
 

  • Login to C1

  • Click ‘Applications’ > ‘IT and Security Manager’

  • Click ‘Devices’ > ‘Devices List’

  • Click the 'Device Management' tab

  • Click on the name of the device whose profile you want to export

  • Click the 'Export Security Configuration' button to create and save a config file in .xml format.

  • Open the 'Exported Configurations' tab to view your new file

  • Save the config file to your local machine. You will need it next to create a new profile

  • Click 'Configuration Templates' > 'Profiles'

  • Click the 'Import' button then select the config file you just saved locally.

  • Click 'Import'. The configuration is now converted to a profile which can be applied to devices.

  • To import the new profile to target devices:

    • Click 'Devices' > 'Device List'

    • Choose your target devices

    • Click 'Manage Profiles' > 'Add Profile' > select the profile you just created

    • Click 'Save'

    • The profile will be deployed to the target device.

Process in detail

Export Security Configuration

  • Open ITSM > 'Devices' > 'Device List' > 'Device Management'

  • Select the device whose configuration you want to export.

 

Note: Comodo Client Security (CSS) needs to be installed on the endpoint to export the configuration.

  • Click 'Export Security Configuration'

  • The config file will be saved in .xml format.

  • Click the 'Exported Configurations' tab to view your new file:

 

  • Save the config file to your local machine. You will next to convert it to a profile.

Create a profile from the config file

  • Click 'Configuration Templates' > 'Profiles' > 'Import' > 'Import from Comodo Client - Security Config File'

  • Type a profile name in the 'Name' field

  • Click 'Browse' and select the file you just saved locally.

  • Click 'Import'. The file will now be listed as a profile in the 'Profiles' section. You can deploy this profile to other devices as required.

Deploy the profile to other devices

  • Click 'Devices' > 'Device List' > 'Device Management'

  • Select your target devices

  • Click 'Manage Profiles' > 'Add Profile' > choose the profile you just created

  • Click 'Save'

  • The profile will be deployed to the target device.