Assigning Names and Descriptions
Most of your time in AMC will be spent managing three types of objects:
Access control rules
Users and groups
When you create these objects, AMC requires that you type a name. AMC also has a space for you to type an
Although not required, meaningful descriptions can help you remember critical details about the objects you’re
managing, such as the purpose of an access rule or what resources are in a subnet range. A good description is
especially helpful when managing a group of objects; when you return to AMC later to manage a large group of
network resources, for example, you’ll be glad to have a description reminding you of what’s in the group.
Assigning identical names to different types of objects (for example, assigned “Employee” to an
authentication server, realm, and access rule), while allowed, can make troubleshooting some issues more
difficult. It is recommended that you identify each object uniquely (for example, “Employee Realm”).
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