Configuring a Licensing Policy

Once you have imported your projects, you are ready to configure your policies.
Click Policies to access the Policies page.

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Under the Licensing tab, you can configure the three provided policies or create your own policy.

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The Standard Bundle Distribution policy is applied by default to all newly imported projects unless a different policy is set by the user.

If you do not have your own policy, it is recommended that you configure the Standard Bundle Distribution policy by reviewing and updating the policy’s settings to ensure they meet your needs.

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You can edit the title and description of any policy by clicking the pencil icon that displays when you hover over the specific policy.

Creating a New Policy

Click Create Policy to get started.

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From the Type dropdown, select Licensing.
Give the Policy a title along with a description that provides context.
You have the option to use one of the existing FOSSA templates as a skeleton for your policy or use an existing policy that you already have in your organization/team.

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Once you have configured your policy, click your user name in the top right corner to access the Settings menu option.

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If you are a first time user setting up your policies, it is recommended that you set the policy at the organization.

From Settings, select Organization > Project > General to access the Default Project Settings page.

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Under the Licensing Issue Scanning section, click the Select a Policy dropdown to select your newly created policy.
Click Save Changes to apply the new policy.
In the Change organization level project settings pop-up, you can select Make default or Propagate to existing projects and make default.

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By selecting Make default, you choose to set the new policy as the default that will apply to future imported projects, whereas the other option applies to currently available projects as well.
Click Confirm to apply the change.