Categories Dialog Box

Use this dialog box to subscribe or unsubscribe a database to a policy category.

To open this dialog box

  • In Object Explorer, right-click a database, point to Policies, and then click Categories.

Expand column

Click to expand a policy category. This lists all the policies that are included in the category.


The name of the policy category.


Indicates whether the target has subscribed to the policy category. If this check box is disabled, the policy category is set for Mandate Database Subscriptions. This means that the policy category applies to all databases on the server.


When policy groups are expanded, displays the policies in the policy category.


Indicates whether the policies are enabled or disabled.

Execution Mode

Displays the execution mode of the policy.


Click the View History hyperlink to open the Log File Viewer to see the policy history.

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