Options for OU filter rules

Once you have defined OU filter rules they remain until they are deleted explicitly. You can edit the filter rules in the following ways:

Option Action Description
Create new filter rule Click Add User-defined filter:

The filter criteria of the Filter rule field and the selected Destination OU are added as a new filter rule to the list.

Syntax of a filter criterion:
<String from OU filter text>=<value>

You can combine two or more filter criteria by using one of the logical operators AND or OR. Use capital letters for the operators.

For examples, see OU filter as a user-defined filter.

Subnet filter:

The data from the fields Network address, Netmask and OU are added as a new filter rule to the list.

Delete a filter rule Select filter rule and click Delete The selected filter rule is deleted.
Edit filter rule Select filter rule and press F2 or double-click Modify the elements of a filter rule right in the list.
Activate / deactivate a filter rule Select/Clear Activated option Deactivated filter rules are not executed.

Newly added filter rules are active by default.

Change sequence of processing (user-defined filter) Edit Sequence field Filter rules with low sequence number are processed prior to filter rules with high sequence number.
  1. Review all active filter rules thoroughly to avoid unintentional assignments.

  2. For the entire filter, under Non-matching devices, select where you want to keep the non-matching devices.

    If you select assigned to the default OU, all non-matching devices and even devices already assigned to other OUs are reassigned to the default OU.