Custom profiles show how many more of a specified object can fit in your environment depending on the available capacity and object configuration. You can enable or disable custom profiles for your policy.

Where You Set the Policy Custom Profiles

To apply the policy to object groups, click Administration, click Policies, click the Policy Library tab, and click the plus sign to add a policy or click the pencil to edit a policy. In the Add or Edit Monitoring policy workspace, on the left click Custom Profiles.

Table 1. Custom Profiles Options

Option

Description

Actions

Select one or more profiles and select enable, disable, or inherit to change the state for this policy.

Filter options

Deselect the options in the State drop-down menu, to narrow the list of attributes.

  • Green check icon that indicates that an attribute will be calculated. Enabled. Indicates that a profile will be calculated.

  • Green check icon that indicates that an attribute will be calculated. Enabled (Force). Indicates state change due to a dependency.

  • Red circle icon that indicates that an attribute will not be calculated. Disabled. Indicates that a profile not be calculated.

  • Gray check icon that indicates that the state of this attribute is inherited and will be calculated. Inherited. Indicates that the state of this profile is inherited from the base policy and will be calculated.

  • Gray circle icon that indicates that the state of this attribute is inherited and will not be calculated. Inherited. Indicates that the state of this profile is inherited from the base policy and will not be calculated.

Object Type

Filters the profiles list by object type.