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Host Modification

Created: 18 Aug 2012 • Updated: 01 Sep 2012 | 6 comments
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Due to a restriction by Symantec, End users(admin priviliges) not be able to make changes in Host files.

help me to remove the resitiction of Host Entry.

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Jackie007's picture

you can be going

Policy TAB -> Application and Device Control ->Application Control ->Uncheck Block Modifications Host file


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rs_cert's picture

To remove the resitiction of Host Entry, you can go to the login the console with admin id

Go to Policies Tab

Under this select Application and Device Control

Double click on the policy(Application and Device Control policy) which has assigned to your client groups.

Select the second tab (Application Control)

Under Application control, uncheck the "Block modifications to hosts file".

Then ok.

Make the same changes in all required policy.

This information come help you.

James007's picture

hi vipin,

have you try above comments ?

rs_cert's picture

You issue resolve or still pending

vipinart's picture

Nice information shared with proper snaps. thanks.