Create an impact policy

The Job Engine includes four impact policies, which you cannot modify or delete. However, you can create and configure new impact policies.


  1. Click Cluster Management > Job Operations > Impact Policies.
  2. Click Add an Impact Policy.

    The Create Impact Policy window appears.

  3. In the Name text field, type a name for the policy. This field is required.
  4. Required: In the Description text field, type a comment about the impact policy.

    Include information specific to the impact policy such as unique schedule parameters or logistical requirements that make the impact policy necessary.

  5. Click Add an Impact Policy Interval.
    1. In the Add an Impact Policy Interval window, select the impact level and start and end times from the drop-down lists.
    2. Click Add Impact Policy Interval.
    The Add an Impact Policy Interval window disappears, and the settings you selected appear in the Impact Schedule table.
  6. Click Create Impact Policy.
    Your copy of the impact policy is saved and is listed in alphabetical order in the Impact Policies table.