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Active IQ Unified Manager 9.8
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Configuring conditions for group rules


You can configure one or more conditions to create group rules in Unified Manager that are applied on the storage objects. The storage objects that satisfy the group rule are combined into a group.

Before you begin

You must have the Application Administrator or Storage Administrator role.


  1. In the left navigation pane, click Storage Management > Groups.

  2. Click Add.

  3. In the Add Group Rule dialog box, select one operand from the list of operands.

  4. Select an operator for the condition.

  5. Enter a required value or select one from the available list.

  6. Click Add.

Example of configuring a condition for a group rule

Consider a condition for the object type SVM, where the object name contains “svm_data”.

Perform the following steps in the Add Group Rule dialog box to configure the condition:

  1. Enter a name for the group rule.

  2. Select the object type as SVM.

  3. Select a group from the list of groups.

  4. In the Conditions field, select Object Name as the operand.

  5. Select Contains as the operator.

  6. Enter the value as svm_data.

  7. Click Add.