Schedules Overview

A schedule allows a policy to be active for a specified duration. If you want a policy to be active during a scheduled time, you must first create a schedule for that policy or link the policy to an existing schedule. When a schedule timeout expires, the associated policy is deactivated and all sessions associated with the policy are also timed out.

If a policy contains a reference to a schedule, that schedule determines when the policy is active. When a policy is active, it can be used as a possible match for traffic. A schedule lets you restrict access to, or remove a restriction from a resource, for a period of time.

A schedule uses the following guidelines: