Summary

If you have customized configuration settings in Microsoft System Center 2012 Endpoint Protection for Mac, you can transfer the settings from one computer to another computer.

This article describes how to export System Center 2012 Endpoint Protection for Mac configuration settings from a computer and how to then import the settings to another computer.

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How to export configuration settings

To export the settings from an existing System Center 2012 Endpoint for Mac configuration, follow these steps:

  1. Open System Center 2012 Endpoint Protection for Mac. To do this, click the System Center Endpoint Protection for Mac icon in the menu bar, and then click Open System Center 2012 Endpoint Protection.

  2. Click Activate advanced mode.

  3. Click Setup, and then click Import and export settings.

  4. Under Import and Export, click to select Export Settings.

  5. Click Browse.

  6. In the Save As box, type a name for the file that will contain the configuration settings.

  7. In the Where box, click where you want to save the file that contains the configuration settings.

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  8. Click Save.

  9. In the Import and Export Settings window, verify the file name and location, and then click OK.

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  10. Verify that the file is saved to the location that you specified in step 7.

How to import configuration settings

To import the settings from an existing System Center 2012 Endpoint Configuration for Mac configuration, follow these steps:

  1. Start System Center 2012 Endpoint Protection for Mac. To do this, click the System Center Endpoint Protection for Mac icon in the menu bar, and then click Open System Center 2012 Endpoint Protection.

  2. Click Activate advanced mode.

  3. Click Setup, and then click Import and export settings.

  4. Under Import and Export, click to select Import Settings.

  5. Click Browse.

  6. Click the file that contains the configuration settings, and then click Open.

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  7. In the Import and Export Settings window, click OK.



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