About the hardware devices list
Symantec Endpoint Protection Managerincludes a hardware devices list. Some devices are included in the list by default. You use the devices when you configure device control. See:
You can add devices to the list. You cannot edit or delete any default devices.
You cannot add a customized hardware device for Mac.
Devices are identified by a device ID or class ID. You use either of these values to add a device to the list. You can use a tool to determine the device ID or the class ID. For Windows, go to Tools\DevViewer. For the Mac, go to Tools\DeviceInfo. See:
The class ID refers to the Windows GUID. Each device type has both a Class and a ClassGuid associated with it. The ClassGuid is a hexadecimal value with the following format:
A device ID is the most specific ID for a device. The syntax of a device ID includes some descriptive strings that make it easier to read than the class ID.
When you add a device ID, you can use a device's specific ID. Alternately, you can use a wildcard character in the device ID string to indicate a less specific group of devices. You can use an asterisk (*) to indicate zero or more additional characters or a question mark (?) to indicate a single character of any value.
The following is a device ID for a specific USB SanDisk device:
The following is a device ID with a wildcard that indicates any USB SanDisk device:
The following is a device ID with a wildcard that indicates any USB disk device:
The following is a device ID with a wildcard that indicates any USB storage device: