A policy run instructs
the ESM agent to gather security data by executing the modules
contained in the policy. You can then view the results of the
policy run in the ESM console. The Policy Run Wizard lets you start
or schedule a policy run. It leads you through each step of the
process and helps you quickly ensure that the policy run contains
the policy and modules that you want to be run on a specific agent
To create a policy run
Do one of the
Access the Policy Run Wizard by clicking its icon
on the toolbar. Alternatively, right-click a policy and click
Policy Run Wizard.
Right-click the Policy Runs node, and then click
Click the ESM manager
that initiates the policy run, and then click Next.
Click the policy that you
want to execute, and then click Next.
Click the modules that
you want to include in the policy run, and click Next.
Click the domain on which
you want to execute the policy run. You can only select one domain
per policy run.
Click the agents on which
you want to run the policy.
Type or select a maximum
policy run message count, or check No
message count limit.
Check Enable LiveUpdate for the agents in this policy
run if you want to enable LiveUpdate.
When you enable
LiveUpdate, the selected agents are updated with the Security
Update that you have installed on the computer.
Review your selections,
then click Finish to start
the policy run or to schedule the policy run to start later.