This topic describes how to disable a rule. You can disable a rule if you do not temporarily need it.

Prerequisites

The status of the rule that you want to disable is Active in the Status column.

Procedure

  1. Log on to the Cloud Config console.
  2. In the left-side navigation pane, click Rules.
  3. On the Rules page, find the rule that you want to disable, move the pointer over the More icon icon in the Actions column, and then select Disable Rule.
  4. In the Are you sure you want to terminate the rule? message, click OK.
  5. View the status of the rule.
    On the Rules page, verify that the status of the rule changes to Inactive.

What to do next

To enable a rule that is in the Inactive state, find the rule, move the pointer over the More icon icon in the Actions column, and then select Enable Rule. After you enable the rule, its status changes to Active.