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I would use the word clone. I am a developer and that is the word we use. In many development languages that is exactly what clone means. If it was just temporary the term developers would use the term impersonate. For lack of something better I would use the technical term. Please see the comments. The OP asked be to add that as an answer.
I can think of two ways Search for the right word : "Match" Provide a warning/note : Stay with "Copy" but put a warning message explaining that existing permission would be deleted and selected user's permission would be copied.
I think 'import' or 'transfer' are the best terms to describe this, because you are essentially transferring data from one source to another, and 'importing' the new settings to the user.
I go with the previous answer. Educate your users before they get to the page. I suggest that a simplish way to do this is to use a basic PHP script, which doesn't get blocked by IE. If you want the full script you'd have to go to StackOverflow, but here's a basic run-down: Page is requested Check for query string (?visited=true) If it's there, the user ...
I would approach this in a slightly different fashion. Users are going to a page and would expect the content to be there on that page. It's a poor experience if they are prevented from doing so because of the system limitations (which is not the users fault.) My suggestion would be to try briefly educate users with a either a modal window (with pictures ...
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