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Compliance exclusions

Use the Compliance exclusions in SAM Core on Snow Atlas to create rules for applications that need to be excluded from compliance calculations for selected computers.


Software manufacturers can apply special licensing rules which cannot be detected automatically, for example, license exceptions and exclusions. As an example, one rule could state that if Windows Server is installed on a host and the host's only enabled role is Hyper-V, the host does not need to be counted for compliance reasons.

For this purpose, you can create rules in SAM Core for the exclusion of applications and computers in compliance calculations. Where the exclusion rules are applied, the license requirements are removed.

If you create a compliance exclusion rule without selecting applications or computers, the rule will be marked as incomplete and inactive. An inactive rule does not affect the compliance calculations.