A policy is a combination of rules and services, where the rules define the criteria for resource access and usage. With NSX policies, you can manage resource access and usage without worrying about low-level details.
Overview With NSX policies, you can specify rules for objects such as VMs, logical ports, IP addresses, and MAC addresses without worrying about the mechanics of the rules. You manage policies from the NSX Policy Manager rather than the NSX Manager.
Add an Enforcement Point An enforcement point is where you want the rules of a policy to apply. In this release, the enforcement point must be an NSX-T installation and an NSX Policy Manager supports only one enforcement point.
Add a Service A service is a protocol or software component in your environment. A policy contains rules that apply to services.
Add a Domain A domain is a logical collection of workloads which serve a common business goal and on which policies need to be applied. It contains a set of groups and their corresponding communication requirements.
Configure Backup of the NSX Policy Manager You can back up the NSX Policy Manager to safeguard the data that the Policy Manager stores. Before you can do a backup, you must configure the backup properties.
Back Up the NSX Policy Manager You can back up the NSX Policy Manager automatically or manually.
Restore the NSX Policy Manager You can restore the NSX Policy Manager to a state in the past from a backup.
Associate a vIDM Host with the NSX Policy Manager To enable the integration of the NSX Policy Manager with vIDM, you must provide information about the vIDM host.
Manage Role Assignments You can add, change, and delete role assignments to users or user groups if VMware Identity Manager is integrated with NSX Policy Manager.