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Creating a New Environment Variable


Use the Create a New Environment Variable page to define the new environment variables and assign the threat levels. These variables are used to define the environment conditions.

To create a new environment variable:

  1. Select Configure > Environment.

    The Environment page appears.

  2. Select the Variables tab and click the + icon.

    The Create New Environment Variable page appears.

  3. Complete the configuration by using the guidelines in Table 1.
  4. Click Save to save the configuration or Cancel to discard the configuration.

    Use these environment variables to define the environment conditions. You can create a new condition or edit the existing condition to use these variables.

Table 1: Fields on the Create New Environment Variable Page



Variable Name

Enter a unique string of alphanumeric characters, colons, periods, dashes, and underscores. No spaces are allowed; maximum length is 63 characters.

Possible Value Type

Select the type of possible values.

  • Numbers—Select this option to provide a list of numbers.

  • Number Range—Select this option to define a number range for the possible values.

  • Text—Select this option to provide the string as a possible value.

Possible Values

Enter the list of possible values, based on the possible value type that you have selected. For example, high, medium, low, 2, 4, or 1 to 6.

Default Value

Select the default possible value for the environment variable from the list.

Current Value (optional)

Select the current possible value for the environment variable from the list. If nothing is defined, the default value is considered the current value.