The Compliance Rule node provides access to the compliance rule populating the currently selected device group. Compliance rules can define the group membership according to different criteria, that is, a compliance rule can populate a group with all devices which are compliant with the rule, all devices which are not compliant, or those devices which could not be evaluated.
This field displays the name of the currently selected object.
The value in this field displays the criteria which defines the group membership, that is, if the group members are compliant, non-compliant or those which could not be evaluated.
This field displays the date and time of the last compliance evaluation of the object.
This field displays the evaluation status of the compliance rule, possible values are Inactive, Evaluated, Evaluation Failed, Not Evaluated, Evaluating and Evaluation Scheduled.
Assigning compliance rules to device groups
To assign a compliance rule to a device group proceed as follows:
- Select the Compliance Rule node in the left window pane.
- Select the Edit > Assign Device Group
The Assign a Compliance Rule pop-up menu appears. icon.
- Select the device group from the window.
Click OK to confirm the assignment.
The Desired Compliance window appears.
Here you must select the type of the population for the group.
- Select the respective radio button to have a group collecting all compliant, not compliant or all devices for which the evaluation was impossible.
- Click OK to confirm and close the window.
The device group will be added to the table of assigned device groups.
Under the main Device Groups node the icon of the group will change to its compliance rule populated one and the members of the group will now be managed by the results of the rule.