Management zone rules

Management zones comprise one or more rules that define and limit the entities that can be accessed within the management zone.

When you select a management zone in Settings > Preferences > Management zones, all configured rules are displayed. You can Disable/Enable individual rules.

Management zone rules


Rules are applied using the OR logic—any rule must apply for an entity to be included in a management zone.

Add a rule

  1. Select/create a management zone and then select Add a new rule.

  2. Select the entity to which the rule should apply (Rule applies to), for example, Web applications. Select an entity

  3. Each entity type can be defined and limited by several different conditions. Choose the Conditions, for example, you can specify that the Web application name begins with a specified string. Rule conditions Rule conditions

  4. Enter the text string and specify whether it is Case sensitive. You can enter up to 80 characters; wildcard characters are not allowed; regular expressions are allowed in the contains regex and does not contain regex condition operators.

  5. Select Preview to see matching entities that were active and online in the last 72 hours. (Of course, when you actually apply the management zone, all entities matching the rules for the given global timeframe are displayed.)

    Rule preview

    Select the highlighted tabs (Application Entity in the image above) to see the Matching entities.

  6. Select Add condition to add another condition (or Remove condition to remove a condition) as you require.


    Conditions are applied using the AND logic—all conditions must be met in order for the rule to apply to an entity.

  7. Create rule and then Save changes.