If the status of a rule is Inactive, you can enable the rule.

Use an ordinary account

If you use an ordinary account, you can enable only the rules within your account.

  1. Log on to the Cloud Config console.
  2. In the left-side navigation pane, click Rules.
  3. Enable one or more rules as needed.
    • Enable a single rule

      On the Rules page, find the rule that you want to enable, move the pointer over the More icon icon in the Actions column, and then select Enable Rule.

    • Enable multiple rules at a time
      1. On the Rules page, find the rules that you want to enable, select the check boxes next to the rules, and then click the Enable icon icon.
      2. In the Enable Selected Rules message, click OK.
  4. View the status of the rules.
    On the Rules page, set filter conditions to search for the rules and check whether the rules are in the Active state in the Status column.

Use a management account

If you use a management account, you can enable the rules within your account and those within member accounts in the relevant resource directory.

  1. Log on to the Cloud Config console.
  2. In the left-side navigation pane, click Rules.
  3. On the Rules page, click the required account group tab.
  4. Enable one or more rules as needed.
    • Enable a single rule

      On the account group tab, find the rule that you want to enable, move the pointer over the More icon icon in the Actions column, and then select Enable Rule.

    • Enable multiple rules at a time
      1. On the account group tab, find the rules that you want to enable, select the check boxes next to the rules, and then click the Enable icon icon.
      2. In the Enable Selected Rules message, click OK.
  5. View the status of the rules.
    On the account group tab, set filter conditions to search for the rules and check whether the rules are in the Active state in the Status column.