The group from which you want an agent to inherit properties must be created first.
Using a browser, navigate through OpenSSO Enterprise Console to the agent properties of the J2EE agent that you want to configure.
For the steps to navigate to the J2EE agent properties, see To Navigate in OpenSSO Enterprise 8.0 Console to the J2EE Agent Properties.
With the Global tab selected, for the attribute labeled Group, select the name of the group from which you want the agent to inherit properties.
At the top of the page, the Inheritance Settings button becomes active.
Click Inheritance Settings.
A list of inheritance settings for the Global tab appear in alphabetical order.
Select the properties that you want the agent to inherit from the group.
This task just describes how to change the inheritance settings for properties listed in the Global tab. For the inheritance settings of properties listed in other tabs, such as Application, click the desired tab and edit the inheritance settings in the same manner described in the preceding steps.