Assign a policy

You must assign a policy to the client systems for it to take effect.

Before you begin

You installed the McAfee MOVE AntiVirus extension on the McAfee ePO server.

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  1. Log on to McAfee ePO as an administrator.
  2. In the System Tree, select the group containing the virtual machines where you want to apply the policy.
  3. Select MenuSystemsSystem TreeAssigned Policies.
  4. From the Product drop-down list, select MOVE AntiVirus 4.5.0 or MOVE AntiVirus Common 4.5.0.
  5. In the Actions column of the McAfee Default policy, select Edit assignments.
  6. In the Inherit from list on the Policy Assignments page, select Break inheritance and assign the policy and settings below.
  7. In the Assigned Policy list, select the policy you created.
  8. Click Save.
  9. To apply the policy immediately, send an agent wake-up call.


The policies are not modified on client systems until the next agent-server communication that includes a Collect and Send Properties operation. This can be initiated from the agent on the client, or by sending an agent wake-up call from McAfee ePO.