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Adding or editing Policy Server instances
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Use the Add Policy Server or Edit Policy Server page to associate a new Policy Server instance with the Forcepoint Security Manager, or to update configuration information for an existing Policy Server.
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Enter or edit the IP address or name and communication Port for the Policy Server instance. The default port is 55806.
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Enter or update the Description of the selected Policy Server instance.
You cannot change the description for the base Policy Server.
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Indicate whether this is a Primary or Secondary Policy Server.
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If this is a secondary Policy Server:
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These are the settings (configured on the Settings > General > Directory Services page) that User Service uses to connect to a directory and retrieve user and group information.
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Click OK to return to the Policy Servers page, then click OK again on the Policy Servers page to cache your changes. Changes are not implemented until you click Save and Deploy.
Note that after adding a secondary Policy Server, you may have to log off of the Security Manager and log on again before you can use the Policy Server Switch button to connect to the new Policy Server instance.
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If this is a primary Policy Server, indicate whether to Use the current subscription key registered to the new instance or Enter a subscription key.
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Click Verify Policy Server to make sure that the Security Manager can communicate with the new Policy Server. If you have selected "Use the current subscription key," and the connection is successful, the subscription key is displayed.
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Click OK to return to the Policy Servers page. You must click OK again to cache your changes. Changes are not implemented until you click Save and Deploy.

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