Create New Policy or Open Policy Dialog Box, Description Page

Use this dialog box to add a description and additional information to a Policy-Based Management policy.

To open this dialog box

  1. In Object Explorer, expand Management, expand Policy Management, expand Policies, right-click a policy, and then click Properties.

  2. Select the Description page.


When you are creating a new policy, select a policy category.


Type a description of the policy.

Additional help hyperlink: Text to display

When executing policies, the additional help hyperlink is displayed in the Results Detailed View page. Type the text to display as a hyperlink.

Additional help hyperlink: Address

Type the hyperlink of a Web page to open when users click the hyperlink text that appears in the Results Detailed View page.

Additional help hyperlink: Test Link

Click to open the hyperlink to test the validity of the link.

Date created

The date the policy was created.

Created by

The login that created the policy.

Date modified

The date the policy was last changed.

Modified by

The login that made the most recent change to the policy.

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