Fence Configurations

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The fencing configurations allow you to map with the defined fences and implement the applied restrictions on the devices. With the help of fencing configurations, you can configure the profiles and app configurations on the device.

The Fencing Configuration option lets you control and apply restrictions on the device. The restrictions include policies, configurations, and app configurations. You can create new fencing configurations and apply the configurations on the devices. You can block access to the device if GPS, Wi-Fi, and Automatic Date and Time are disabled on the device to ensure the fence triggers as per the defined fence conditions.

You can add new configurations, add fence group, and define a new fence if required.

Advanced Search for Fence Configuration

The Advanced Search option allows you to perform an advanced search for different fence configurations.

To search fence configurations, follow these steps:

  1. Log on to the Seqrite mSuite console and in the left pane, select Fencing > Configurations.

  2. On the Configurations page, click Advanced Search.

  3. Following search category is displayed:

    • Select Created By: Select this option to search the fence configuration according to the creator name.
  4. Select the creator name and click Search.

    The search result is displayed.

Taking an action for Fence Configurations

Take Action is an option that helps you take an appropriate action for the Fence Configurations.

To take an action for the Fence Configurations, follow these steps:

  1. Log on to the Seqrite mSuite console and in the left pane, select Fencing > Configurations.

  2. On the Configurations page, select a fence configuration.

  3. Select one of the following actions:

    • Select Delete and click Submit.

    Delete: Helps you to delete the selected fence configurations. You can delete multiple apps at one go.

  • ‚Äč Select Apply to Groups > click Select Groups. Click the groups to apply the configuration and then click Apply. On the confirmation page, click OK.

    Apply to Groups: Helps you to apply the selected fence configuration to a group. You can apply the single fence configuration to multiple groups.

Fence Group

Fence group includes the list of fences, actions, policies, and restrictions that have to be applied on the device when the device meets the defined fence condition. You can select the actions and restrictions to be applied on the device. You can create a maximum of two fence groups in one fence configuration. The fence groups help to apply restrictions on the device based on the defined fence conditions. The fence group is applied as per the priority. The first priority is given to the latest fence group created. You can edit the name of the fence group and delete the fence group if required.

Adding Fence Configuration

  1. Log on to the Seqrite mSuite console and in the left pane, click Fence > Configurations.

  2. On the Configurations page, click Add Fence Configuration.

    The Add Fence Configuration page appears.

  3. Enter the name of the configuration and description.

  4. Select the following required check boxes:

    • Compel user to keep GPS ON: Select this check box to force the user to enable GPS on the device. It ensures that the Geo fence triggers as per the defined fence conditions.

    • Compel user to keep Wi**-Fi ON**: Select this check box to force the user to enable Wi-Fi on the device. It ensures that the Wi-Fi fence triggers as per the defined fence conditions.

  5. Select either of the options:

    • Add Fence Group: Select this option to apply restrictions on the already defined fences. On the Fence Group, add a fence and select the restrictions that you want to apply.

    • Define Fence: Select this option to define a new fence.

  6. To create a new fence, follow these steps:

    • Click Define Fence. The Define Fence page appears.

    • Select the fence type such as Geo, Wi-Fi, and Time fence and create the new fence as required. To know how to create different types of fences, see Adding Fences.

    • After the new fence is created, click Add Fence Group to apply restrictions on the defined fences. The Fence Group section is displayed.

  7. Select the Geo Fence, Time Fence, and Wi-Fi Fence that you want to apply on the device.

  8. Set the Fence Relation option to AND or OR as required.

    • If you select AND, the fence triggers only when all the defined fence conditions are met.

    • If you select OR, the fence triggers when any of the defined fence conditions meet.

  9. Select any Set Trigger on option:

    • Fence In: If you select the fence In, the restrictions will be applied on the device when the device goes into the defined fences (Geo, Time, Wi-Fi) fence.

    • Fence Out: If you select Fence Out, the restrictions will be applied on the device when the device goes out of the defined fences (Geo, Time, Wi-Fi).

  10. Select Action/Alert/Restriction to be performed when the fence configuration is applied on the device.

  • Define Actions: When the device comes in the defined fence, the defined actions will be carried out on the device such as Block, Trace, and Notification. The Seqrite mSuite Admin will get the notifications.

  • Alerts: If this option is selected, the user will receive email notification when the fence is triggered.

  • Apply Restriction: Helps to apply restriction on the device when the fence configuration is applied on the device. The restrictions include Policies, Web Security, and App configurations.

  1. Click Save.

    The new fence configuration is created.

    Click Save & Push if you want to create and also apply the policy on the devices.

Note:
– You can reorder the fence groups to change their priority.
– If GPS is blocked in any policy then it will not map with Geo Fence. If Wi-Fi is blocked in any policy then it will not map with Wi-Fi Fence.

Editing the fence configurations

You can change the fencing configuration as per your requirement. To edit the fence configuration, follow these steps:

  1. Log on to the Seqrite mSuite console and in the left pane, click Fencing > Configurations.

  2. On the Configurations page, select a configuration and click Edit icon.

  3. To edit the fence configuration details, click the Edit tab.

  4. In Edit details section, edit the configuration and fence group details.

  5. Click Save.

  6. Click the Groups tab. In this section you can add the groups or remove the groups from the fence configuration.

    Note:
    If the configuration is edited, its current version will be changed.
  7. Click Add Groups to Fence Configuration.

    The Apply Fence Configuration to device group dialog box is displayed.

  8. Select the groups to which the fence configuration is to be applied and click Add Group.

    Configuration is applied to the selected groups.

  • To remove the applied fence configuration from any group, go to Groups section, select the groups and click Remove.

  • To get the details of fence configuration, click Export.

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