Creating a functional authority template

You can create a functional authority template to define the most commonly used values. Then use the template to quickly create a definition for a server. Create a template by copying a functional authority definition from a server or an existing template or by defining all values in the template.

To create a functional authorities template:

  1. From the menu bar, select Configure Servers > Templates > Functional Authorities.
  2. Select the action Create New.
  3. Take one of these steps:
    • To create a template and manually type all values, ensure that Enter new Functional Authority details is selected.
    • To create a template from an existing definition, select Start from an existing Functional Authority entry on another server. Identify the server where the definition is located in the Server field and the functional authority entry to copy in the Functional Authority field.
    • To create a template from an existing template, select Start from a template and select the template to copy in the Template field.
  4. Click Next.
  5. Take one of these steps:
    • For a new template, define all functional authority fields.
    • For a template created from an existing template or entry, assign a unique name to the template. Change the other field values as necessary.
  6. Click Next to move through the dialog boxes for each authority.
  7. Review the template details in the Confirm Choices dialog box. Click Finish.
  8. Click Close.