Configurations

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Seqrite mSuite provides the following configurations: Wi-Fi, Anti-Theft, Web Security, Schedule Scan, and Data Usage.

You can create your own configurations and apply them to the device or the device group. The Anti-Theft and Web Security configurations are created by default when the company is registered. Thus, the anti-theft and web security configurations are applied by default to the newly added devices.

Advanced Search for Configurations

The Advanced Search option allows you to perform an advanced search for the devices.

To search configurations with advanced search option, follow these steps:

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

  2. On the Configurations page, click Advanced Search.

  3. Select the search categories:

    • Select Configuration type: Select this option to search configurations according to the configuration type.

    • Select Created By: Select this option to search the configurations by creator name.

  4. Click Search.

    To change the search categories, click Reset.

Taking an action for Configurations

The Take Action list appears when you select single or multiple configurations. The Take Action list for configurations is as follows:

  • Delete: You can delete single or multiple selected configurations with this option.

  • Apply to Groups: Helps to apply the selected configuration to the selected groups.

  • Apply to Device: Helps to apply the selected configuration to the selected devices.

Note:
You cannot apply multiple configurations of one type on the groups or device at the same time, whereas you can apply multiple Wi-Fi configurations.

From the available options, select the option and sub-option (if any).

  • Select Delete and then click Submit.

  • If Apply to Group or Apply to Device is selected, you need to select the groups or devices and then click Apply. On confirmation screen, click OK.

Wi-Fi

The Wi-Fi configuration helps you to enable Wi-Fi on the user’s device without sharing the Wi-Fi credentials. You can revoke Wi-Fi configuration whenever it is not required. This helps you to create Wi-Fi configurations and later apply to the device.

Adding Wi-Fi Configuration

To add Wi-Fi- configuration, follow these steps:

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

  2. On the Configurations page, select Add Configuration > Wi-Fi.

    The Add Wi-Fi Configuration page appears.

  3. Enter Network SSID and select the Security option for the company. The security options include WEP, WPA/WPA2 PSK, and None.

    • If you select WEP, the Password Type appears. There are password types such as ASCII, and Hexadecimal.

    • In case of WPA/WPA2 PSK, the Password text box is displayed.

  4. Select the security option and enter the password, and then click Save.

    The Wi-Fi configuration is applied successfully.

Note:
WEP type is supported only on the Android devices. You must collect the SSID, Security Option, and Password Type details from IT Administrator of the organization.

Editing Wi-Fi configuration

You can edit a Wi-Fi configuration and apply it to the devices.

Whenever you modify a configuration, a new version of the configuration is created.

To edit a policy, see Adding Wi-Fi Configuration.

Note: To remove a Wi-Fi configuration from any device, go to the Devices section and select the check box available in front of the device name and click Remove.

Anti-Theft

The anti-theft configuration helps you to block the device and trace the device in case of loss or theft. The default anti-theft configurations are created when you add a new device at the time of approval. With the help of this option, you can create the Anti-Theft configuration and apply it to the Android devices or iOS supervised devices.

Adding Anti-Theft Configuration

To apply Anti-theft configurations, follow these steps:

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

  2. On the Configurations page, select Add Configuration > Anti-Theft.

    The Create Anti-Theft Configuration page appears.

  3. Enter the Configuration Name and the mobile number of the Admin and click Add.

    The mobile number gets displayed in Admin Mobile Numbers list.

Note:
In this section, you have to add contact numbers of the other Seqrite mSuite Admins. You can add up to nine mobile numbers and these numbers will be displayed on the blocked screen of the device for the user to contact the Admin.
  1. Enter the message in the Block Screen Message text box that should be displayed when the device gets blocked.
Note:
The blocked screen message is displayed whenever the user device gets blocked. A default blocked screen message is already displayed in its text box. However, you can edit this message if required.
  1. Select the Lock device on Airplane Mode check box. This is optional.

    This option helps to lock the mobile when the mobile device is in the airplane mode. The device gets locked on the airplane mode only if the password is set on the device as per the password policy criteria.

Note:
If the Lock device on Airplane Mode is applied, the lock screen appears.
  1. If SIM is changed, you can take appropriate action on the device. Select the required action from the Action on SIM change list.
  • Lock device on SIM Change: This option helps to lock the mobile if the SIM is changed by any unauthorized user or the device is stolen. Select the Lock device on SIM Change check box to enable this option. When the Lock device on SIM Change option is selected, the Notify admin on SIM Change check box gets appears. If required, you can select this option.

    The Lock device on SIM Change option is based on three categories:

  • ​ If the password is not set on the device, the device is blocked on SIM change.

    • If the password is set on the device as per the password policy criteria, the device is locked on SIM change.

    • If the password is set on the device, but not as per the password policy criteria, the device is blocked on SIM change.

Note:
To avoid blocking of the device, ensure to apply the password on the device as per the policy. This action is not applicable for the iOS devices.
  • Notify admin on SIM Change: With this option, you can send a notification to the alternate numbers of the Admin, when the SIM is changed. If the user of the device changes the SIM, a notification message will be sent to the alternative numbers (mentioned in anti-theft alternative contact number list). If the user of the device unlocks or unblocks the device within five minutes, the notification message will not be sent to the Admin.
Note:
The Notify admin on SIM Change check box is dependent on the Lock device on SIM Change. If Lock device on SIM Change option is selected, then only you can view the Notify admin on SIM Change check box. This action is not applicable for the iOS devices.
  • Block device on SIM Change: When you select this option on the Seqrite mSuite console and if the device user inserts a new SIM in the device, the device will be blocked. This option is beneficial when you do not want the device user to use any new SIM in the device.
Note:
When the device is blocked and the device user removes the newly inserted SIM, the device will be unblocked. This action is not applicable for the iOS devices.

If you want to make this configuration a default one, select the Default check box. The default configuration will be applied to the newly added device automatically.

  1. Click Save.

    The Anti-Theft configuration is created successfully.

Editing Anti-Theft configuration

You can edit a configuration and apply the edited configuration to the devices.

Whenever you modify a configuration, a new version of the configuration is created.

To edit a policy, see Adding Anti-Theft Configuration.

Note: To remove an Anti-Theft Configuration from any device, go to the Devices section and select the check box available in front of the device name and click Remove.

Web Security

The Web Security configuration helps you to restrict the Web access of the user’s device by blocking website-based categories, black listing URLs, black listing certain URLs of a website irrespective of the domain, blacklisting or whitelisting keywords, and protecting the device from phishing and malicious websites. The default Web Security configurations are created, when you add a new device. With the help of this option, you can create the new Web Security configurations and later, they can be applied to the Android devices. You can easily create few icons for your launcher by white listing the URLs for easy browsing.

Note:
For iOS devices, you can only whitelist or blacklist the websites or use auto filter.

Adding Web Security Configuration

To create new Web Security configurations, follow these steps:

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

  2. On the Configurations page, select Add Configuration > Web Security.

    The Create Web Security Configuration page appears.

  3. Enter Configuration Name, select the Web security settings by selecting the Browsing Protection, Phishing Protection, and Web Protection check boxes.

    If you want to make this configuration a default one, select the Default check box. The default configuration will be applied to the newly added device automatically.

  4. Click Next.

    The Web Security Configuration page appears.

    The Web Security Configuration page includes a list of security settings. Certain security settings are selected by default. However, you can modify the settings as per your requirement.

Note:
To block all the URLs with the bad language and sexually explicit language on iOS devices, select the AutoFilter (applicable for iOS devices only) check box.
  1. Click Next.

    The Blacklist/Whitelist URLs page appears.

  2. Enter a URL in the Enter Keyword or URL to filter web access field and click Add.

    By default the keyword or URL gets added to the Blacklist. However, you can move the blacklisted URL into the whitelist or vice-versa by double-clicking the keyword or URL.

    You can add any keyword or URL to the blacklist or whitelist. You can also block keywords, URLs, or domains by adding specific keywords.

    Also, add the keywords from URL or domain name to blacklist or whitelist.

  • ​ To move all the blacklisted Keywords or URLs to Whitelist, click Whitelist All.

    • To move all the whitelisted Keywords or URLs to Blacklist, click Blacklist All.

    • To whitelist URLs and display them in the form of icons on the launcher, select the Create Icon on the Launcher for Whitelisted Url check box. This helps easy browsing of the links without adding them to the browser.

  1. Click Save.

    Web Security Configuration is created successfully.

Note:
On the Android device, the Web Security configuration will work only on the Google Chrome browser. The Web Security configuration will work only on the supervised iOS devices.

Editing Web Security Configuration

You can edit a Web Security configuration and apply it to the devices.

Whenever you modify a configuration, a new version of the configuration is created.

To edit a policy, see Adding Web Security Configuration.

Applying Web Security configuration to the devices

To apply configurations on the device, follow these steps:

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

  2. On the Configurations page, select the Web Security configuration and click the Edit icon. Click the Edit tab and then navigate to the Devices tab.

  3. Click Apply configuration to device.

    The Add device to group list appears.

  4. Select the devices to which you want to apply the configuration and click the A**dd Devices** button.

    The Web security configuration is applied successfully.

Note:
In Web Security, the URL blocking works for Android devices on Chrome browser only.

Schedule Scan

With the Schedule Scan option, you can scan all the enrolled devices of Seqrite mSuite at fixed intervals. The scan can be scheduled at the following intervals such as Daily, Weekly, Fortnightly, and Monthly. The schedule scan configuration also provides an option for virus definition database update on Seqrite mSuite Agent only when the device is connected to the Wi-Fi.

If the “Update Virus definition database on Agent app via Wi-Fi only” check box is not selected, then the virus definitions will be updated when the device is connected to the Internet via any network.

By default, Seqrite mSuite checks the Internet connectivity and updates the virus definition database. But the Schedule Scan Configuration provides an option to update the virus definition database on Agent app via Wi-Fi only.

Note:
Schedule Scan configuration is applicable only to the Android devices.

Adding Schedule Scan configuration

To schedule a scan, follow these steps:

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

  2. On the Configurations page, select Add Configuration > Schedule Scan.

  3. On the Create Schedule Scan Configuration page, enter Schedule Scan Configuration Name and select the schedule scan type such as Quick or Full.

    • Quick scan: Lets you scan all the apps installed on the devices.

    • Full scan: Lets you scan the entire device such as external SD card, internal memory, and apps, etc.

  4. Select a scan cycle to perform a scan at fixed intervals such as daily, weekly, fortnightly, or monthly.

  5. Select the Update virus definition database on mSuite Agent app when connected to Wi-Fi check box to update the virus definition database using the available Wi-Fi.

Note:
If the Update Virus definition database on Agent app via Wi-Fi only check box is not selected on the Seqrite mSuite console, then the virus definition database on the Agent app will be automatically updated when the device gets connected to the Internet. The Schedule Scan configuration is not applicable for the iOS devices.
  1. Click Save.

    The schedule scan is configured successfully.

Editing Schedule Scan Configuration

You can edit a scan schedule and apply it to the devices.

Whenever you modify a configuration, a new version of the configuration is created.

To edit a policy, see Adding Schedule Scan configuration.

Note: To remove a scan scheduled from any device, go to the Devices section and select the check box available in front of the device name and click Remove.

Data Usage

With the Network Usage configurations, you can monitor the Internet data usage with respect to Wi-Fi, Mobile Data, and in Roaming status. You can create the new network configurations and apply the configurations to any particular device or any group. This configuration helps you to monitor the usage of Internet across all the devices enrolled with Seqrite mSuite. You can monitor mobile data usage and Wi-Fi usage (Seqrite mSuite configured or all available Wi-Fi networks) as required. You can send alert notifications to the user when the user mobile data usage reaches the pre-configured limit and when the Wi-Fi data usage exceeds the daily limit. This option helps you to monitor data usage across Seqrite mSuite network.

Adding Data Usage configuration

To create a new network usage configuration, follow these steps:

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

  2. On the Configurations page, select Add Configuration > Data Usage.

  3. Enter Configuration Name and configure Mobile Internet Plan by adding the following details:

    • Billing Cycle Start Date: Helps you to select the billing cycle start date.

    • Number Of Days: Helps you to add the billing period; such as 28 days or 30 days or 31 days.

    • Mobile Data Plan Limit (in MB): Helps you to set the mobile data plan limit.

    • Alert Notification At: Helps you to set the percentage of mobile data usage limit and to send the alert notification to the user when the set percentage is reached.

  4. Configure Wi-Fi data usage by adding the following details:

    • Wi-Fi Daily Usage Limit (in MB): With this option, you can set the daily Wi-Fi usage limit and send the user an alert when the set daily Wi-Fi usage is exceeded.
  5. Click Save.

    The network usage setting is configured successfully.

Note:
After you apply the Network Usage configuration, the Seqrite mSuite app installed on the device will start monitoring the Internet data usage of the devices and send the details to the server. The Network Usage configuration is not applicable for the iOS devices.

Editing Data Usage Configuration

You can edit the data usage configuration and apply it to the devices.

Whenever you modify a configuration, a new version of the configuration is created.

To edit a policy, see Adding Data Usage configuration.

Note: To remove the data usage setting from any device, go to the Devices section and select the check box available in front of the device name and click Remove.

Apply Data Usage to Group or Device

To apply the data usage policy, follow these steps:

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

  2. On the Configurations page, select the configurations that you want to apply to a group or device.

    The Take Action list appears.

  3. From the Take Action list, select Apply to Groups or Apply to Device as per requirement.

    • If you select Apply to Groups, a list of all groups appears. Select the groups and then click Apply.

    • If you select Apply to Device, a list of all devices appears. Select the devices and then click Apply.

  4. On confirmation dialog box, click OK.

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