Rules and rulesets

Rules

Rules are standards with which the software product should comply with.

The rules for quality checks in Quality Clouds are based on the following elements:

Compliance or its lack impacts several areas such as security, performance or reliability differently, depending on the recommendation. 

Rulesets


This feature is for the time being only available for Salesforce SaaS platform. 


Rulesets are sets of rules that are applied to a platform scan. You can manage and customize your rulesets from the Rulesets section in the portal.

Ignoring individual rules

You can remove specific rules from a ruleset that is applied to a scan.

→ To ignore an individual rule

  1. In the Quality Clouds portal, go to Rulesets section. 
  2. Search for the rule you want to exclude, and click on the  Ignore rule icon.

The rule will now be excluded from the ruleset applied to your scan. 

Customizing rules

You can customize individual rules by changing their severity and time to fix. This will change the overall calculation of your instance profile. 

→ To customize a rule

  1. In the Quality Clouds portal, go to Rulesets section. 
  2. Search for the rule you want to exclude, and click on the  Rewrite rule icon. 
  3. Choose the new desired severity, and/or modify the time to fix for the rule.
  4. Click Save.

The rule has now been changed, and will be taken into account in the next scan. 


→ To restore a rule to default setting

  1. In the Quality Clouds portal, go to Rulesets section. 
  2. Search for the rule you want to restore. You can filter on the rule status by selecting rewritten value.
  3. Once you located the rule you want to restore, click on the  Restore to default icon. 

The rule's severity and time to fix have now been restored to its original values. 

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