Property and Cloudlet policy considerations

Here are some things you should be aware of before working with Cloudlets:

Category

Considerations

General

You can associate a Cloudlet policy and all of its versions with either a single property or multiple properties.

Property Manager behavior

  • You can add different types of Cloudlet behaviors to the same property.
  • You can have multiple instances of the same Cloudlet behavior on a single property, but only if the behaviors are in different rules.
  • When a property contains multiple instances of a single Cloudlet behavior, each instance may reference a different Cloudlet policy.
  • If a property includes multiple Cloudlet behaviors, you can select a different Cloudlet policy for each behavior, or use the same policy for all behaviors.
  • Activation

  • While the legacy policy type requires activation each time you wish to reuse it for another property, the new [Shared Policy](doc:cloudlets-terminology) functionality has to be activated only once. It is recommended you use Shared Policy type whenever possible.
  • For its associated properties, a Cloudlet policy may have different versions active on different networks.
  • When you activate a Cloudlets policy version, it is active for all associated properties on the selected network.
  • Note: Shared Policy is automatically associated with all the policies in the account.


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