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Customizing the Policies List

The following actions are available to customize the view of the "Policies" list:

  • Hide/Show column
  • Manage the number of items per page
  • Sort the items in the list
  • Filter the list


Hiding/Showing Columns

The columns can be hidden. Same as for the "Disk Safes" list. See Customizing the Disk Safes List.

Sorting the List

You can sort the "Policies" list on the basis of a column content in ascending or descending order. Same as for the "Disk Safes" list. See Customizing the Disk Safes List.

Managing Items Per Page

Same as for the "Disk Safes" list. See Customizing the Disk Safes List.

Filtering the List

You can reduce the number of visible records in the Policies list using Basic and Advanced List Filters.

Filtered data displays only the records that meet criteria that you specify and hides records that you do not want displayed. Criteria are filter options you set to limit which records are included in the result view. You can use one or more filter options at once.

Tip
You can apply the filter as a search for the necessary items in the list.

Basic List Filter

The Basic List Filter allows to reduce the number of Policies in the list using the main filter options.

Follow the instructions below to apply the Basic Filter.

1. Click the "Basic List Filter" button located on the Policy sub-menu.

2. The "Basic List Filter" window will open.

3. Define one or several filter options:

  • State - Select this check-box to have a possibility to define the filters on the basis of the Policy State. The following options are available if the "State" is checked:
    • Enabled - To search only for enabled Policies.
    • Disabled - Tto search only for disabled Policies.
      Tip
      By default both "Enabled" and "Disabled" check-boxes are checked and all Policies are displayed.
  • Description - Select this check-box to filter the list by the Policy Description. There are the following items in the drop-down list:
    • Starts with - To filter by Description that begins with a specific character(s). Type in the beginning characters of the Description.
    • Contains - To filter by Description that has specific character(s) anywhere in the text. Type in characters that can be contained in the Description.
    • Ends with -To filter by Description that ends with a specific character(s). Type in the ending characters of the Description.
      Note
      For example, there is a Description of a Policy - "Marketing backup John".  And you remember that there is "John" in the end of the Policy Description. So, you can set the Description Ends with "John" to search for the Policy. All Policy ending by the "John" string will be displayed in the list.
  • Name - Select this check-box to filter by Name of the Policy.There are the following items in the drop-down list: 
    • Starts with - To filter by Name that begins with a specific character(s). Type in the beginning characters of the Name.
    • Contains - To filter by Name that has specific character(s) anywhere in the text. Type in characters that can be contained in the Name.
    • Ends with - To filter by Name that ends with a specific character(s). Type in the ending characters of the Location.

4. Click on the "Filter" button  to apply the filter to the Policy List.

Advanced List Filter

The Advanced List Filter allows to reduce the number of Policies in the list on the basis of all possible filter options.

Follow the instructions below to apply the Advanced Filter to the Policies list.

1. Click "Advanced List Filter" located on the Policy sub-menu.

2. The "Advanced List Filter" window will open.This window has the several blocks with filter options.

Tip
You can hide/open the filter options for every block by clicking on the header of the corresponding block.

3. Define one or several filter options:

Identification

This block contains the same filter options as the Basic List Filter. See Basic List Filter above.

Disk Safe

Contains the following options:

  • Disk Safe - Select this check-box to have a possibility to search for the Policies associated with the defined Disk Safe.
    Tip
    In the list box you can select one or more Disk Safes. Use ctrl and shift keys for multiple selection.
  • Include policies that do not have a disk safe assigned - Select this check-box to search for the policies not associated with any Disk Safe of the system.
Scheduling

Contains the following options:

  • Frequency Type - Select this check-box if you know how often the Policy runs. There are the set of the Policy Frequency Type options:
    • On Demand
    • Minutely
    • Hourly
    • Daily
    • Weekly
    • Monthly
    • Yearly

By default all Frequency Types are checked and all Policies are displayed.

  • Last Execution Time - Select this check-box if you know when the Policy started to run the last time.
    • Begin - Enter the date to search for the Policies which started to run the last time on and after this date.
    • End - Enter the date to search for the Policies which started to run the last time on and before this date.
  • Last Execution Time - Select this check-box if you know when the Policy will start to run the next time.
    • Begin - Enter the date to search for the Policies which will start to run the next time on and after this date.
    • End - Enter the date to search for the Policies which will start to run the next time on and before this date.
  • Include policies that have not run yet - Select this check-box to search for the Policies that have not run yet and the Last Execution Time is not defined.
  • Include policies without next execution time - Select this check-box to search for the Policies where the Next Execution Time is not defined

4. Click on the "Filter" button  to apply the filter to the Policy List.

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