Step 17 - Create Business Impact Classification Property

Applies To: Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2

This step explains how to create the Business Impact Classification Property. Classification properties are used to assign values to files. There are many property types that you can choose from, and you can define them based on the policies your organization wants to enforce. This will be an ordered list property. A value of High will indicate that the document has a high business impact, while a value of Low will represent a low business impact.

To create the Business Impact Classification Property

  1. Log on to as Administrator

  2. Click Start, click Administrative Tools, and click File Server Resource Manager.

  3. In the File Server Resource Manager, on the left, expand Classification Management, and right-click Classification Properties, and select Create Property. This will bring up the Create Classification Property Definition window.

  4. Under Property name, enter Business Impact.

  5. Under Description, enter Describes the impact to the business if this file were to be disclosed to the public. Valid values are High and Low..

  6. Under Property type, enter Ordered List.

  7. Down under Value enter High. This will add a row below the value we just entered.

  8. Under the High value we just added, enter Low.

  9. Click OK.