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Making USB read-only but able to copy files

Created: 22 Oct 2012 • Updated: 22 Oct 2012 | 2 comments
ThaveshinP's picture
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WHat I need is know whether its possible to make a USB device read-only but still able to copy files(word, exel) files and also blocking any execution from USB using SEP 12 ADC.

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Ashish-Sharma's picture

HI,

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Try to this may be help

http://www.symantec.com/business/support/index?page=content&id=TECH106304

To use Application Control:
1. Select the Application Control view.
2. Select (Check Mark) "Make all removable devices read-only" (For example) and select Edit.
3. Select "Block writing to all files and folders", under "Do not apply to the following files and folders", select Add...
4. Under "File or Folder Name To Match" enter a * (An Asterisk).
5. Select (Check mark) "Only match on the following device id type", press Select.
6. Select (Highlight) the device added to the hardware list (The unique USB device added previously.) and press OK.
7. Press OK to close windows until at the "Application and Device Control Policies" window of the SEPM

Check this thread

https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/forums/need-usb-read-only-access-only-adc

Thanks In Advance

Ashish Sharma

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ThaveshinP's picture

Thanks, that seems like a good one.