Chapter 3. Evaluating Policies
Evaluating a policy is the process of executing a policy and reviewing the results against the desired configuration on the target instance. Policy-Based Management provides several options and configurations for evaluating policies:
You can evaluate policies against a single registered SQL Server instance or a group of instances.
You can configure policy evaluation to check on change, on schedule, or on demand.
You can configure Policy-Based Management to allow and log the noncompliant changes, or to prevent and roll back changes.
You can schedule evaluation of single or multiple policies against a given SQL Server instance.
All of these techniques will be covered in this chapter.
As discussed in the previous ...