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Modify an Automation Manager Policy

Automation Manager opens in a separate window from MSP N-central and provides a quick and easy drag-and-drop interface for working with Automation Policies.

To edit an existing Automation Policy

The default Automation Policies that are included with MSP N-central cannot be edited. Copies of the default Policies can be created using the Clone feature and the cloned Policies can be edited but the original Policies cannot be modified.

  1. Sign in to MSP N-central.
  2. In the navigation pane, click Actions > Start Automation Manager.
  3. In the Automation Manager interface, perform one of the following:
    1. To open an Automation Policy on your local computer or a network share, click File > Open.

      You can also click Open Policy > Browse in the main content pane or the icon in the toolbar.

    2. To open an Automation Policy on the MSP N-central server, click File > Browse MSP N-central.

      You can also click Open Policy > Browse MSP N-central in the main content pane.

  4. Click on the name of the Policy that you want to edit.
  5. Click OK.
  6. Update the Policy properties as required.
  7. To rename an Automation Policy or to edit the Description, click Options > Properties.
  8. Once you have completed your changes, click File > Upload to upload the Policy to the Script/Software Repository or click File > Save to save the Policy to your local computer or a network share.

    In the toolbar, you can also click the icon to upload the Policy or the icon to save the Policy.