Choose Scope

The scope of a policy defines which element(s) get assigned to that policy. A policy can use a combination of criterion to narrow its selection; for example, all elements tagged with region-east + EC2 as a type.

Scope Methods

When using multiple fields, an element must meet each criterion to be included in the policy’s scope.

Name Contains or Name Excludes

  • Input a string of characters into the Name Contains or Name Excludes field. The policy then includes (or excludes) all elements matching the input
  • Name Excludes is located under More > Name Excludes

Element or Exclude Element

  • Search a drop-down list of all of your elements and check each to include (or exclude) all selections
  • Input a string of characters to search

Type, Attribute, Tag, & More

  • Search a drop-down list of all each category and check all objects that apply to include them in the policy
  • Input a string of characters to search