You can copy a provider, paste it, and modify its properties to
create a new provider. You can copy and paste a provider within the
current Rules snap-in or into a Rules snap-in for another
To copy a provider:
Expand Microsoft Operations Manager (default) in the
Expand Rules in the left pane.
Expand Advanced in the left pane.
Click Providers in the left pane.
In the right pane, click the data provider you want to
Click Action on the menu bar.
Click Copy on the Action menu.
Click Providers in the left pane. You can paste a
provider only into a Providers folder in a Rules snap-in.