Reporting: Rule View

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The Rule view is the user interface for managing rules. Associated procedures are in the Reporting guide under  Define Rule Groups and Rules, Additional Rule Definition Procedures,  Manage Access for a Rule or Rule Group, Create a Chart Using a Rule, Create a Report Using a Rule, and Create an Alert Using a Rule.

You can perform the following actions using the Rule view:

  • Add a rule or rule group.
  • Refresh the rules in a group.
  • Change the group of a rule by dragging and dropping the rule on the new group in the Rule Group panel.
  • Delete rules and rule groups.
  • Set access permissions for rules and rule groups.
  • Import rules and rule groups.
  • Export rules and rule groups.
  • Edit a rule.
  • Duplicate a rule.
  • Create alerts, charts, and reports from a rule.
  • View dependents of a rule.


The Rule view includes the following panels:

  • Rule Groups
  • Rule List
  • Rule Toolbar

The following figure shows the various panels of the Rule view.

Rule Groups Panel

The Rule Groups panel allows you to organize rules into groups using the options in the toolbar. You can create groups and sub-groups and add rules to them. You can also group and move rules between different groups. 

The following figure shows the groups in the Rule Groups panel:


Rule Toolbar

The Rule toolbar allows you to add, delete, edit, and duplicate a rule. The following figure shows the toolbar.


Rule List Panel

The Rule List panel lists all the rules in Security Analytics, in a tabular format. The following figure shows the list of rules in the Rule List panel.


The following table lists the columns in the Rule List panel and their description.



Note: For Name field, the icon to extend the column size is not displayed at the end of the column field. You have to hover the mouse a little to the left side to see the icon for extending the column.

The name of the rule.
TypeThe type of rule.
GroupThe Rule Group to which the rule belongs.
Date ModifiedThe date and time when the rule was modified.
ActionsThe actions that can be performed using the rule.
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