Device Control policy settings

This policy includes configuration options for external device control.
External devices refer to peripherals such as modems, disk drives, printers, or USB mass storage devices.
An external device may appear on either the blocked list or the list to exclude from blocking, but it cannot appear in both.
Device control general settings
Settings
Options and Descriptions
Blocked External Devices
You can configure the following settings for blocked external devices:
  • Log detected external devices
  • Notify users when external devices are blocked
    You can specify the message text for this setting if you enable it.
Allowed External Devices
You can configure the following settings for allowed external devices:
  • Log detected external devices
  • Notify users when external devices are allowed
    You can specify the message text for this setting if you enable it.
Device Control rules
Shows a list of external devices and whether they are blocked or allowed. If a device is allowed, it is excluded from a previously defined block action.
To block or allow a device, press
Add Rule
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