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Starting version 8.9.03, BMC Network Automation is renamed to TrueSight Network Automation. This space contains information about BMC Network Automation 8.9.02 and previous versions. For TrueSight Network Automation 8.9.03 and later releases, see the TrueSight Network Automation documentation.

Managing rule sets

Rule sets logically group one or more rules. Rule sets can be used in span actions (for example, Deploy to Active) to make configuration changes and enabled for real-time auditing. 

When BMC Network Automation is installed for the first time, a sample set of industry-standard security-related rule sets and associated rules are imported to your database.

The sample rules help you get started to define and organize your own rules for your organization. If you are upgrading BMC Network Automation, the sample rules are not imported but are available in the server installation directory (BCAN_HOME\public\bmc\bca-networks\rules). At any time, you can import the sample rules using the Rule Import task.

The following table contains conceptual information and tasks that describe how to manage rule sets and provides links to applicable topics:

Administering taskFor more informationBenefits
To add a rule setAdding a rule setLearn how to add a rule set.
To associate user access rights with a rule setAssociating user access rights with a rule setLearn how you can restrict which users can access the rule set and associated rules. You can also restrict view, edit, delete, enable, and disable rights.
To manage access rights for a rule setManaging rule set access rightsUnderstand how you can manage access rights for rule sets. Also, understand how to edit access rights for multiple roles in multiple rule sets.
To perform various actions on rule setsViewing the rule sets listing

Use the rule sets list to perform the following rule sets actions:

  • Display rule sets matching a view
  • Filter rule sets
  • Add a rule set
  • Manage access rights for a rule set
  • View details of a rule set
  • Edit a rule set
  • Copy a rule set
  • Delete a rule set
  • Enable a rule set
  • Disable a rule set

Related topics

About defining and organizing rules
Adding a rule import task

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