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Hybrid Cloud Management with Red Hat CloudForms

By : Sangram Rath
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Hybrid Cloud Management with Red Hat CloudForms

By: Sangram Rath

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (17 chapters)
Hybrid Cloud Management with Red Hat CloudForms
About the Author
About the Reviewers

Types of policies

There are two types of policies you can create from Red Hat CloudForms Management Engine:

  • A control policy

  • A compliance policy

In the following topics, we will see how to create these types of policies using the examples cited earlier.

All the steps here are performed by navigating to Control and selecting Explorer.

Control policy

A control policy is used to manage the hybrid cloud environment by performing actions based on a condition's outcome. Control policies are created using events, conditions, and actions, and thus they require that we work with all of these three components.

Creating a control policy

Creating a control policy involves creating conditions, assigning events to the policy, and setting actions for the outcomes of the conditions.

To create a control policy, navigate to the Policies accordion in Control Explorer, expand Control Policies, and select Vm Control Policies. Next, click on the Configuration button and select Add a New Vm Control Policy, as shown in...