Applying a Security Template to a Local Computer

  1. In the Security Configuration and Analysis snap-in, right-click Security Configuration and Analysis.

  2. If a working database is not already set, click Open Database to set a working database.

  3. Click Import Template.

  4. Click a security template file, and then click Open.

  5. Repeat the previous step for each template that needs to be merged into the database.

  6. Right-click Security Configuration and Analysis, and then click Configure System Now. Note that the security settings take effect immediately.