Create or Edit a Policy

You can create or edit a policy as follows.

Create a policy

  1. If you have more than one Sophos product, select the one where you want to create a policy.
    Note You can't create policies from the Overview pages.
  2. Go to Policies.
  3. Click Add Policy (in the upper right).
  4. If you see an Add Policy dialog, select:
    • The feature you want.
    • The policy type (applies only to Endpoint Protection).
  5. On the policy details page, use the tabs to:
    • Assign the policy. For example, assign it to specific users or devices.
    • Enter settings for the policy. See the Help topic for that policy type.
    • Enable or disable the policy.

Edit a policy

  1. If you have more than one Sophos product, select the one where you want to edit a policy.
    Note You can't edit policies from the Overview pages.
  2. Go to the Policies page.

    You see a list of policy types.

  3. Click on the policy type to open a list of policies.
  4. Find the policy you want to edit and click it.
  5. On the policy details page, use the tabs to:
    • Assign the policy. For example, assign it to specific users or devices.
    • Enter settings for the policy. See the Help topic for that policy type.
    • Enable or disable the policy.