Policy Group Categories are used to group Policy Group tags of similar type (e.g., Application, App-Tier, Location etc.) to provide additional context for flow visualization and analytics


  • name (Mandatory): Name of the Policy Group Cateogry
  • last_updated_by: ID of the user who last updated the object.
  • last_updated_date: Time stamp when this object was last updated.
  • default_category: Boolean which identifies if this is a default policy group category.
  • description: Describes the Policy Group Category.
  • embedded_metadata: Metadata objects associated with this entity. This will contain a list of Metadata objects if the API request is made using the special flag to enable the embedded Metadata feature. Only a maximum of Metadata objects is returned based on the value set in the system configuration.
  • entity_scope: Specify if scope of entity is Data center or Enterprise level
  • creation_date: Time stamp when this object was created.
  • owner: Identifies the user that has created this object.
  • external_id: External object ID. Used for integration with third party systems


class fetcher
nupermission.NUPermission permissions
numetadata.NUMetadata metadatas
nuglobalmetadata.NUGlobalMetadata global_metadatas
nupolicygroup.NUPolicyGroup policy_groups