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Automatic Inclusion Rule Examples for Monitoring Policies

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Example 1

You want a monitoring policy to automatically monitor printers.

The rule statement would be: (is a printer).

  1. Click the name of the monitoring policy to modify.
  2. Click the Automatic Application tab.
  3. Right-click the AND row and select Add from the context menu.
  4. From the Rule list, select Is a Printer.
  5. Click Add.
Example 2

You want a monitoring policy to monitor Lexmark printers.
The rule statement would be: (is a printer) AND (manufacturer is Lexmark).

  1. In Service Center, click Configuration > Monitoring > Policies.
  2. Click the name of the monitoring policy to modify.
  3. Click the Automatic Application tab.
  4. Now you will add a rule that devices must be a printer:
    1. Right-click the AND row and select Add from the context menu.
    2. From the Rule list, select Is a Printer
    3. Click Add.
  5. Now you will add a rule that the manufacturer must be Lexmark:
    1. Right-click the AND row and select Add from the context menu.
    2. From the Rule list, select Manufacturer.
    3.  From the Operator list, select Contains.
    4. In the Value list, type Lexmark.  
    5.  Click Add.
Example 3

You want a monitoring policy to monitor every printer that is manufactured by either Lexmark or Xerox.

The rule statement would be: (is a printer) AND (manufacturer is Lexmark OR manufacturer is Xerox).

  1. In Service Center, click Configuration > Monitoring > Policies.
  2. Click the name of the monitoring policy to modify.
  3. Click the Automatic Application tab.
  4. Now you will add a rule that devices must be a printer:
    1. Right-click the AND row and select Add from the context menu.
    2. From the Type list, ensure that Rule is selected.
    3. From the Rule list, select Is a Printer  
    4. Click Add.
  5. Now you will add an OR condition:
    1. Right-click the AND row and select Add from the context menu.
    2. From the Type list, select Or.
    3. Click Add.
  6. Now you will add the Lexmark manufacturer rule:
    1. Right-click the Or row and select Add from the context menu.
    2. From the Type list, ensure that Rule is selected.
    3. From the Rule list, select Manufacturer.
    4. From the Operator list, select Contains.
    5. In the Value list, type Lexmark.
    6. Click Add.
  7. Now you will add the Xerox manufacturer rule:
    1. Right-click the OR row and select Add from the context menu.
    2. From the Type list, ensure that Rule is selected.
    3. From the Rule list, select Manufacturer.
    4. From the Operator list, select Contains.
    5. In the Value list, type Lexmark.
    6. Click Add.
  8. Click Save.

When you are finished creating monitoring policy inclusion rules, you must add the monitoring policy to a service in a service plan for the rules to take effect. For more information, see Creating Service Plans.

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