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Bloking external hard disk

Created: 28 Jan 2013 • Updated: 06 Feb 2013 | 6 comments
julrendo's picture
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I am currently implementing SEP 12, I have USB device locking, but external drives are not blocking smartphones either, I can tell as External Hard Disk block and smartphones

thank you very much

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Brɨan's picture

You'll need to use Dev Viewer to get the hardware ID and set up blocking that way.

See first part of KB article here:

And check this thread:

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SebastianZ's picture

Some more information about blocking the external devices using the ADC policy:

...and smartphones:

Ashish-Sharma's picture


Check this artical

Block access to USB Hard disk or Pen Drive

Thanks In Advance

Ashish Sharma

SameerU's picture


Please add storage volumes in block list and check


Sumit G's picture

Hello please confirm you have applied application base policy or device base?


Sumit G.

Sumit G's picture

Waiting for the reply on above comment, also you can read the below for kb


Sumit G.