Managing Cloud Guard Settings

Access global settings for Cloud Guard on the Settings page.

From the Settings page, you can find the name of the reporting region that Cloud Guard is monitoring, restart an overview guided tour that you've stopped, and disable Cloud Guard.

Viewing the Reporting Region or Restarting the Guided Tour

Open the Settings page to view the name of the reporting region that Cloud Guard is monitoring.

  1. From the Cloud Guard options panel on the left, select Settings.
  2. On the Settings section, you can view the information for the Reporting Region in the table.
  3. In the Guided Tour section, you can view the status of the guided tour of the Cloud Guard Overview page.

    The overview guide is a series of pop-ups that guide you through the features on the Overview page.

    If the Status of the guided tour is Skipped, it means that the guided tour is skipped when you navigate to the Overview page. You can restart it by clicking the Actions menu Image of Action menu and selecting Start Guide. The guided tour then starts on the Overview page.

    • The guided tour is enabled by default when you first log in to Oracle Cloud Guard.
    • You disable the guided tour by clicking the Stop Tour link on any of the pop-ups.
    • You restart the guided tour by navigating to the Settings page, Overview Guide section, and selecting Start Guide from the Actions menu Image of Action menu.

Disabling Cloud Guard

You can disable Cloud Guard from the Settings page.

Caution

Disabling Cloud Guard deletes all the existing targets, user-managed (cloned) detector and responder recipes, and other customizations. If you later decide to re-enable Cloud Guard, you have to manually re-create this infrastructure.

Note

Cloud Guard can only be disabled from the reporting region. If the Disable Cloud Guard button is not available, you must switch to the reporting region to make it available.

The region in which you are currently working is displayed to the right near the top of your browser window. If the region name displayed is not the reporting region, drop down that list and select the reporting region.

  1. From the Cloud Guard options panel on the left, select Settings.
  2. On the Settings page, click Disable Cloud Guard at the top.
  3. Click Yes to confirm.

What's Next

If you decide to re-enable Cloud Guard, see Re-Enabling Cloud Guard.

Re-Enabling Cloud Guard

You can re-enable Cloud Guard after disabling.

Prerequisite: Disable Cloud Guard. See Disabling Cloud Guard.

Note

When you re-enable Cloud Guard, none of the targets, user-managed (cloned) detector and responder recipes, and other customizations that Cloud Guard had before it was disabled are restored. , You have to manually re-create this infrastructure after re-enabling Cloud Guard.
  1. Verify that the prerequisites are still in place.
  2. Perform the same used to enable Cloud Guard for the first time.
    See Enabling Cloud Guard.

    If you want to get Cloud Guard up and running as quickly as possible, before you restore previous customizations, follow the "fast track" option.

    Note

    If you re-enable Cloud Guard in a different reporting region, it takes up to an extra 15 minutes for the enablement process to complete.
  3. After the re-enablement process completes, restore the customizations that Cloud Guard had before it was disabled.