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Update the Configuration For a Fully Managed Device

To change the configuration for any Firebox that is fully managed by your Management Server, you must start Policy Manager for that device from the WatchGuard System Manager (WSM) Device Management tab.

  1. Use WSM to Connect to your Management Server.
  2. Expand the Devices list and select a Firebox.
    The Device page appears for the device you selected.

Screen shot of the WSM Device Managment page for a Fully Managed device

  1. In the Tools section, click Policy Manager.
    Policy Manager opens the configuration file for the device you selected.
  2. Update the configuration file with your changes.
  3. Save the configuration to a file or to the Management Server.

For more information about the available options you can use to save the configuration, see the subsequent sections.

To save the configuration to a file:

  1. Click the Save icon.
    The Save dialog box appears.
  2. In the File name text box, type a name for the configuration file.
  3. Select the directory where you want to save the configuration file.
  4. Click Save.
    The configuration is saved to a file in the location you specified.

To save the configuration to the Management Server:

  1. Click the Save configuration to the Management Server button.
    The Schedule Configuration Update Wizard appears.
  2. Click Next to start the wizard.
    The Select the Time and Date page appears.
  3. Select when to update the configuration file:
    • Update configuration immediately
    • Schedule configuration update
  4. If you selected to schedule the update, select the Date and Time for the update.
  5. Click Next.
    The Schedule Configuration Update Wizard is complete page appears.
  6. Click Finish to close the wizard.
    A message that the configuration was saved to the Management Server appears. If you scheduled an update, the date for the scheduled update appears in the Update Status field on the Device page for the device, and on the main Devices page.

See Also

About Centralized Management Modes

Change the Centralized Management Mode

Create Device Configuration Templates

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