Polices control cloud usage in your organisation, environment or workload.
There are five types of Policies and three levels where you can add them:
To create a policy for your environment:
- Log in to the Cloud Broker.
- Navigate to the Manage menu, then Environments menu.
- Under the Cloud tab, click on an environment name or the "view" button associated with an environment.
- Select Policies tab.
- Under Public Cloud IP Policy section, click "+" button to associate the policy with the environment.
- In the Add Public Cloud IP Policy window, click "assign a Public IP Address" the checkbox and select one of the following option:
- Click "ok" to save the setting.
If you don't need to support a solution 24/7 why waste the money doing so?
Hours of Operation Policies can be specified down to 15 minute increments.
Drag a box on the grid to quickly change a block of time
gives you a clear timetable
gives you the 60 hour a week "sweet spot" for saving money
Use the provider policy to exclude any provider who is not suitable for use in an environment or for a particular workload.
Use the tree structure to find the regions most suitable for your solution.
- (TBC) Future offerings from providers you have included in your provider policy will be automatically included if you select a country or region. You can exclude them by selecting a specific leaf.
Control CPU, Memory and Disk ratios using a simple percentage slider.
This policy allows you to choose the maximum number of days a deployment can be used for.
Global Policies apply to every workload in every environment. This is the highest level policy and will override anything set at a lower level.
Environmental Policies control workloads in the specific environment. Policies set here will override policies set at a Catalog level.
Catalog level policies apply to a specific workload in a specific environment. The effective policy will always be within the global and environmental policies that have been set.