Password changes propagate to groups which are set not to inherit

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Article ID: 170335

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Products

Endpoint Protection

Issue/Introduction

When adjusting the client password settings at a top group in the Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager (SEPM), you notice the password changes propagate down to subgroups, even when those groups do not inherit settings.


Cause

The "Apply password settings to non-inherited sub groups" is checked.

Environment


Resolution

Uncheck the "Apply password settings to non-inherited sub groups" box.