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You can start a Policy manually regardless of the schedule.
{info:title=Note}Policies have the "On Demand" option instead of the schedule. Such Policies do not start automatically.
Follow the instructions below to run a Data Protection Policy in CDP.

1. Click on "Policy" in the Main Menu to open the "Policies" window.
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2. In the "Policies" list, find the Policy you need and click on the "Run" icon in the "Actions" column of that Policy.
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{info:title=Tip}To find a Policy, you can use the Basic and Advanced List Filters. See [CDP3:Customizing the Policies List].
3. After the procedure has been completed, you will receive a notification. Click "OK."


You can see the status of the Task fulfillment on the "Task History" screen. See [Accessing Task History].
{info:title=Tip}The Task results can be sent via Email as a Report. See [Reporting].
{info:title=Note}The alerts and errors that occur during the Policy run are saved in Log Messages. See [CDP3:Viewing Log Messages] and [CDP3:Log Files].
You can also run Policies using the "Policies" tab of the Agent "Details" Pane. This screen provides the same functionality as the main "Policies" screen. See more information in [CDP3:Accessing Agents].{excerpt:hidden=true}Instructions on how to manually run Data Protection Policies can be found in CDP.{excerpt}