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Status Planned for future release
Created by Guest
Created on Aug 13, 2017

Add ability to modify or delete the artifacts (policies, rules, catagories) created in Policy Manager

Right now the UI doesn't allow any modifications of any type/form in the UI. This makes it really hard to use, since it's impossible to recover from accident mistakes when authoring a policy, catagory, or rule.

  • Admin
    Susanna Tai
    Dec 14, 2018

    The following information was provided by Bhavani on August 3rd:

    Policy Life cycle behavior as discussed with Jay/UX Team yesterday.
    New Policy / Rule State changes
    New -> Save as Draft or Activate
    Draft -> can come back edit
    Draft -> Archive [ Discarded Draft ]
    Draft -> Activate [ Deploy Policy for enforcements ]
    Activate -> Archive [ Disable/Delete a Policy ]

    Currently implemented in the UI are Activate and Archive. The latter has the same effect as disabling or deleting a policy.

  • Admin
    Susanna Tai
    Dec 14, 2018

    Currently you can "delete" a policy through Archive. This will inactivate a policy.

  • Guest
    Dec 14, 2018

    unfortunately archive is NOT the same as delete. mistakes need to be deleted (perhaps indirectly through a trashbin), archive is the notion of "not used regularly", which is different than "oops, this should never by used by anybody"