Use the Collection Membership Rules page in the Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Distribute Software to Devices Wizard to create the rules for populating the new collection There must be at least one membership rule.

This page contains the elements described in the following table.

UI Element List

Membership rules

Specifies the membership rules of the collection by periodically running queries against the resource database or by directly including specific resources
  • New Direct Membership Rule icon: Click to open the Create Direct Membership Rule Wizard. Direct membership contains specific selected resources.

  • New Query Membership Rule icon: Click to open the Query Rule Property dialog box. Query rules specify query-based membership of collections.

  • Properties icon: Click to open the Membership Rule Properties dialog box to view or modify the current membership rule for the collection.

  • Delete icon: Click to delete the membership rule for the collection.


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Discards the settings and exits the wizard.