Manage Policy Categories Dialog Box

Use this dialog box to easily apply all policies in a category to the whole instance of SQL Server. If the **Mandate Database Subscriptions **box is not selected, the policy category must be individually applied to each relevant portion of the server, such as one or more databases or tables.

To open this dialog box

  • In Object Explorer, expand Management, right-click Policy Management, and then click Manage Categories.


  • Name
    The name of the policy category.

  • Mandate Database Subscriptions
    Forces all databases on the instance of SQL Server to enforce policies in the policy category.