A rule is a set of conditions that must be met before a defined action occurs. Rules are created from condition groups, conditions, and actions.
Rules can be created in four different ways:
When you create a rule, you create condition groups, conditions, and actions. Each rule is composed of conditions, actions, and arguments. For more information, click the Help icon when creating each item. The help files contain a definition and an example of the item being used.
From the Policy Builder toolbar, select.
You can also right-click and click> .
Either option launches the Create Rule Wizard.
Specify the name of the rule, then click.
Select the condition structure (or ) then click .
Select the condition you want, specify the appropriate information, then click.
Click the Help icon for information about each condition you can create.
You can define an additional condition or condition group at this point. For this example, there is only one condition. Select, then click .
Select the action that you want, then click.
Click the Help icon for information about each action you can create.
You can define additional actions at this point. For this example, there is only one action. Select, then click .
The summary page displays the rule that was created. Clickto complete the creation of the rule.
You can expand or collapse the view of the rule by clicking the plus or minus sign.
Right-click thetab or right-click the name of the , then click or .
You can also right-click the name of the, then click or .
You can change the condition for the Condition Groups by click theicon.
Right-click the condition, then clickor .
You can change the condition by clicking theicon.
Right-click the action, then clickor .
Designer includes a list of predefined rules. You can import and use these rules as well as create your own rules.
Right-click in the Policy Builder and selector .
See Section 8.0, Using Predefined Rules for more information.
Designer allows you to include the rules from another policy.
Right-click in the Policy Builder and clickor .
Click the Browse icon.
Browse to the policy you want to include, then click.
The field is now populated with the path to the policy. Click.
The rule is a link to the original rule. You cannot edit the rule in this location. Access the original rule to make changes.
Rules and policies can be saved as XML files. If you have a file that contains a rule or a policy you want to use, the Policy Builder allows you to import the file.
In the Policy Builder, right-click and select.
Select one of the two options:or .
Click the browse icon and select the file that contains the policy, then click.