Accessing Policies

Follow the instructions below to access the "Policies" window via the CDP Interface.

Click on "Policy" in the Main Menu to open the "Policies" window.

Standard Edition Enterprise Edition Advanced Edition
You can access the "Policies" window by manually appending the /Policy/ folder to the CDP Server address in the browser address bar. Example: Note that the address is case sensitive.

The "Policies" window is divided into the following areas:

You can also access the "Policies" list associated with the selected Agent using the "Policies" tab of the Agent "Details" Pane. This screen provides the same functionality as the main "Policies" screen including policy creating. See more information in Accessing Agents.

Policy Menu | "Policies" List | Details Pane

Policy Menu

The following Policy menu buttons are available:

"Policies" List

The "Policies" list provides information about Policies in the grid.

You have an option to organize information, such as filtering out the items you do not need to see. You can also sort items, limit the number of items displayed per page, and specify which columns you want to display. See Customizing the Policies List.

To find out the title of the column heading, hover the mouse pointer over the column heading, without clicking it. The title will be displayed in a yellow tooltip.


List Buttons

The buttons provide you control over one or several items selected in the "Policies" list.

Pages Navigation

The Pages Navigation pane allows you to divide the "Policies" list into pages by specifying a number of items per page. The Pages Navigation pane provides you with buttons to navigate from one page to another.

Errors (Enterprise Edition)

If one or more Policies run with errors, the "Error" icon is displayed in the upper area with a table of Policies status.

Errors tab displays each type of Policy status as an icon. All possible states are listed in the following table.

Indicates the Policies that are not OK.
Indicates the Policies that have warnings.
Indicates the Policies that are OK.

Errors tab displays the number of all Policies and Policies that are in a particular state.

Click on the "Detail" icon, to sort the Policies list according to the state of Policy.

Click on "Show All," to show the list of all Policies.

Details Pane

This pane provides you with detailed information about the Policy selected in the list. The following tabs are available:

Policy Settings Tab

Most of the presented data is the same as the data shown in the "Policies" list columns. The following information is available:


Data Retention Tab

File Excludes Tab

Displays the "Files Excludes" rules for the selected Policy.


See also: Excluding Files and Folders.

You can filter the items shown on the tab by Exclude Type. Use the checkboxes at the top of the tab.

Databases Tab

Displays the MySQL instances that are being replicated.

Control Panels Tab

Displays the "Control Panel Instances" of the selected Policy.


Advanced Policy Settings Tab

Displays the advanced settings of the selected Policy.

See Creating Policies.