Device Control

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This feature helps you to add USB. If your organization has a large number of USB storage devices of the same make and model, you can add these USBs by model name.

You can add other devices also, Example: Scanner, Card Reader, Local printers, Mobile phones etc.

Adding USB device

To add USB device, follow these steps:

  1. Log on to the Seqrite Endpoint Security Cloud.
  2. Go to Configurations > Device Control.
  3. The list of devices which are already added appears. Click the Add devices button and select USB Devices. The Add Device dialog appears.
  4. Follow the procedure mentioned in the dialog.
  5. Click Browse to upload the Device Control file.
  6. Click Add.

Adding USB device by Model name

To add USB device by Model name, follow these steps:

  1. Log on to the Seqrite Endpoint Security Cloud.

  2. Go to Configurations > Device Control.

  3. The list of devices which are already added appears. Click the Add devices button and select USB by Model to add device by Model. The Add Device by Model Name dialog appears.

  4. Enter Device name.

  5. Select a mode from the Mode to add Model Name list. Select one of the following modes:

    • From the list: A list of pre-specified device model names appears. Select a model name from the list.
    • Manually: Enter model name.
  6. Follow the procedure mentioned in the For Windows / For MAC tab as per the endpoint operating system.

  7. Click Add.

    Note:
    To add multiple USB devices, remove all the connected USB devices. Attach the USB device that you want to add and follow the above procedure.

  8. Select the devices that you want to manage from the displayed list and click OK.
    After the device appears in the list, toggle the button under Authorized to Yes or No as required. You can also use the Edit icon that appears to change the device name as it appears or use the Trashbox icon to delete the device from the list.

    Note
    If you set the device authorized permission to ‘No’, then that device cannot be added to the exceptions list.

  9. To add the device to the exceptions list, go to Policies > Advanced Device Control.

  10. Click Exceptions.

  11. Click Add. The Managed Devices dialog box appears.

  12. Select one or more devices to add to the exception list.

  13. Click Add.

    The devices are now added in the list of exceptions.

  14. You can delete the devices with help of Delete button.

  15. Set the access permissions as required.

  16. Click Save Policy.

    Note:
    To add multiple USB devices, remove all the connected USB devices. Attach the USB device that you want to add and follow the above procedure.

Adding other devices

To add other devices, follow these steps:

  1. Log on to the Seqrite Endpoint Security Cloud.
  2. Go to Configurations > Device Control.
  3. The list of devices which are already added appears. Click the Add devices button and select Other Devices. The Add Device dialog appears.
  4. Select Device Type from the list.
  5. Enter Device Name.
  6. Enter Description of the device.
  7. Enter Vendor ID.
  8. Enter Product ID.
  9. Enter Serial Number.
  10. Click Add.

After the device appears in the list, toggle the button under Authorized to Yes or No as required. You can also use the Edit icon that appears to change the device name as it appears. Use the Delete button to delete the device from the list.

Viewing details of devices

To view details of devices, follow these steps:

  1. Log on to the Seqrite Endpoint Security Cloud.
  2. Go to Configurations > Device Control. The list of devices which are already added appears. The list displays the following details of the devices:
Fields Description
Device Name Displays the device name.
Device Type Displays the device type of the device.
Serial Number Displays the serial number of the device.
Model Name Displays the model name of the device.
Encryption Status Displays whether the device is encrypted or not.
Authorized Displays status of the authorization, whether ON / OFF.

Deleting the device

To delete the device, follow these steps:

  1. Log on to the Seqrite Endpoint Security Cloud.
  2. Go to Configurations > Device Control. The list of devices which are already added appears.
  3. Select the device that you want to delete.
  4. Click Delete button.

Updating the device

To update the device, follow these steps:

  1. Log on to the Seqrite Endpoint Security Cloud.
  2. Go to Configurations > Device Control. The list of devices which are already added appears.
  3. Click the Update icon for the device that you want to update.
  4. Edit Device name dialog appears. Update the device name.
  5. Click Save.
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