I want to know how can i block a application from running
example of blocking msn application , similarly you can use to block the file/application you want
Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager - Application and Device Control - Policies explained
WhitePaper on Application and Device Control:
Best Practices for Deploying Symantec Endpoint Protection's Application and Device Control Policies
Help Link: http://www.symantec.com/business/support/overview.jsp?pid=54619
You can use ADC Policy.
ADC policy guidance
How to Block or Allow Devices in Symantec Endpoint Protection
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Find the attach Application and Device Control.pdf, read the same it can help you to create the ADC policy
You should learn both the concepts i.e.. Application learning & System lockdown
The Windows Symantec Endpoint Protection client monitors and collects information about the applications and the services that run on each computer. You can configure the client to collect the information in a list and send the list to the management server. The list of applications and their characteristics is called learned applications.
You can use this information to find out what applications your users run. You can also use the information when you need information about applications in the following areas:
Monitoring applications and services that run on client computers
Setting up system lockdown
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You could block an application via Application Control OR via System Lockdown.
For Application Control, check these Articles:
About best practices for creating application control rules
How to configure Application Control in Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0 : Configuring Application Control Policies
How to use Symantec Endpoint Protection to block or log legitimate but unauthorized software usage
For System Lockdown, please check these Articles:
Configuring system lockdown
About system lockdown
Managing file fingerprint lists
Running system lockdown in test mode
Enabling system lockdown to block unapproved applications
Check this thread: http://www.symantec.com/connect/forums/system-lockdownis-it-working
Monitoring the applications and services that run on client computers
You can use a query tool to search for the list of applications that the client computers run. You can search on application-based criteria or computer-based criteria. For example, you can find out the version of Internet Explorer that each client computer uses.
See Searching for information about the applications that the computers run.
You can save the results of an application search for review.
See Saving the results of an application search.
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