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Policies

Created by Caroline Juszczak, last modified by Anthony.Rinaldi_ret on Oct 06, 2016

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A policy is a collection of one or more rules. These rules define the type of configuration file to search and the nodes that are included in the search.

Create a policy

A policy is a collection of rules against which device configurations are reviewed for compliance. Policies are used in producing reports on device compliance.

  1. Click My Dashboards > Configs > Compliance.
  2. Click Manage Policy Reports.
  3. Click the Manage Policies tab, and click Add New Policy.
  4. Name the policy, and enter a description.
  5. Select settings for Save in Folder and Select Nodes.
  6. Select the Search Most Recent Config Type to search for with this policy.
  7. Select rules from folders under All Policy Rules, and click Add. If your rule is not listed, see Create a policy rule.
  8. Click Submit.

Edit a policy

  1. Click My Dashboards > Configs > Compliance.
  2. Click Manage Policy Reports.
  3. Click the Manage Policies tab.
  4. Select a policy, and click Edit.
  5. Edit the appropriate values.
  6. Click Submit.

Delete a policy

  1. Click My Dashboards > Configs > Compliance.
  2. Click Manage Policy Reports.
  3. Click the Manage Policies tab.
  4. Select a policy, and click Delete.
  5. Click Yes.

 

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