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General Security Policy Administration

This section provides a set of guidelines that you can use to help administrate policy for your machine or enterprise. This information is meant to help you decide when to perform administrative tasks and what consequences these decisions have. For information on using tools to perform specific tasks see Security Policy Configuration.

In This Section

Determining When to Modify Security Policy
Describes the factors that would influence your decision to modify the default security policy.
Administration Tools
Describes the tools you can use to customize security policy.
Increasing Permissions
Describes the issues that you should keep in mind when increasing permissions and how to increase permission to assemblies.
Administration with Code Group Attributes
Describes how to limit the policy grants to specific policy levels or code groups by using code group attributes.
Custom Permissions
Describes the basic steps you must perform in order to incorporate custom permissions into your security policy.
Administration Tips
Describes some basic guidelines to use when administering security policy.
Deploying Security Policy
Describes the techniques that you can use to deploy security policy changes to multiple machines in an enterprise setting.

Related Sections

Security Policy Administration Overview
Provides an overview of basic administration concepts related to code access security.
Enterprise Policy Administration
Describes security practices that apply to the enterprise policy level.
Machine Policy Administration
Describes security practices that apply to the machine policy level.
User Policy Administration
Describes security practices that apply to the user policy level.
Code Access Security
Describes the code access security system and how to programmatically interact with it.
Security Policy Management
Describes how security policy grants permissions to code.
Security Policy Configuration
Describes tasks to configure security policy.
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