OS options for adding a Device Control policy rule

The following table shows the operating system options when you add a rule to the Device Control policy.
Operating system options for adding a Device Control rule
Settings
Options and Descriptions
Windows
External device
Use this option to add an external device for Windows . You can allow or block all devices for this device class, but you cannot control more granular options such as read and write.
Windows
USB mass storage
(read/write control)
Use this option to add a USB mass storage external device for Windows . You can block and allow, and you also have more granular control over read and write options. You can also define logging options:
  • Log All
    Logs all actions.
  • Write Log Only
    Only logs write actions.
  • Read Log Only
    Only logs read actions.
  • Don't Log
    Does not log any actions.
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