Implementing Your Administrative Model

Create a Server Policy

With a server policy you can quickly apply general properties to servers. To create a server policy, you must display administrative groups.

To create a server policy:

  1. Start System Manager: On the Start menu, point to Programs, point to Microsoft Exchange, and then click System Manager.
  2. To display administrative groups, right-click the organization, and then click Properties. On the General tab, select Display administrative groups. You will have to exit and restart Exchange System Manager.
  3. Double-click Administrative Groups, and then double-click the administrative group that you want to add a policy to. If you do not already have a System Policies folder, you must create one. To create a new system policies folder, right-click the administrative group, point to New, and then select System Policy Container.
  4. Under the administrative group, right-click System Policies, point to New, and then select Server policy.
  5. In New Policy, check the boxes of the tabs you want to use in the policy.
  6. In the Properties window, on the General tab, type a name for the policy.
  7. On the Details tab, use Administrative note to add additional information about the policy.
  8. On the General (Policy) tab, set the following options: