Depending on which modules and security checks you enable and the state of your network, a policy can generate a large number of messages. You can use the Policy Run wizard to specify a maximum number of messages that can be reported in a policy run.
If Symantec Enterprise Security Manager reaches the message limit, the last message has a red severity rating. It informs you that the maximum number has been reached and that other messages have not been reported.
To limit the number of messages reported in a policy run