Enabling system lockdown to block unapproved applications

Article:HOWTO55132  |  Created: 2011-06-29  |  Updated: 2011-12-16  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO55132
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Enabling system lockdown to block unapproved applications

You can enable system lockdown to block all unapproved applications on your client computers.

You should configure system lockdown to block unapproved applications only after the following conditions are true:

To enable system lockdown and block unapproved applications

  1. On the console, click Clients.

  2. Under Clients, locate the group for which you want to set up system lockdown.

  3. On the Policies tab, click System Lockdown.

  4. Make sure that you have included all the applications that your client computers run in the approved applications list.

    Warning:

    You must include all the applications that your client computers run in the approved applications list. If you do not, you could make some client computers unable to restart or prevent users from running important applications.

  5. Click Step 2: Enable System Lockdown. This step blocks any unapproved applications that clients try to run.

  6. To display a message on the client computer when the client blocks an application, check Notify the user if an application is blocked.

  7. To write a custom message, click Notification, type the message, and click OK.

  8. Click OK.


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