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Set a Group as the owner of a Policy

Hi,

I am working in a University which a have only one ePO console but were each departement manage there own machine goupe. Each departement sysadmins share an ePO user account with a pemission set that's giving them full control overs there machine groupe. The problem is that sysadmins of a same departement have to share the account credential since policy ownership can't be set to a group witch containt all the sysadmins account of a departement.

In fact, we  woul like to use our Active Directory for users authentication and set ownership using AD group so departement would be able to manage who are there ePO administrator simlply by adding users to an AD group. That way they would be able to audit who have done messy things in there ePO machnie groupe and they would no longer have to change the  ePO account password each time someone of they IT team is moving.

Any Idea on how to set a Group as the owner of an ePO policy?

Thanks

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Re: Set a Group as the owner of a Policy

Bump.

I work for an organization that has frequent turnover and we act as a host for many different sites.  Every time a site gets a new admin we have to go into each and every one of thier policies and change the owner. 

If we could set up a group for each site and assign the group as the owner this would alleviate a HUGE amount of overhead.

Does anyone have an answer for this?  For ePO 4.5?

Re: Set a Group as the owner of a Policy

We have a similar situation here.  The owner is currently set to "Global Administrators."  When I click on that group, it lists all of the individual users that I have configured, but none of the security groups.  Like the other posters, I'd like to set the owner to a group, rather than inviduals so that I don't have to modify multiple policies every time I need to add or remove a user.

Re: Set a Group as the owner of a Policy

Not currently possible. Recommend opening a PER on it.

https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=KB60021

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Re: Set a Group as the owner of a Policy

I have already create PER #7766 on May 25, 2011. It is under review since then. I have never receive any question or comment about it. I don't even know if someone have ever read it. Really disapointing...

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