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Need to USB Read only access only with ADC

Created: 30 Jul 2013 • Updated: 30 Jul 2013 | 4 comments
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Hi Experts,
Can you please help me to give the USB Read only access through ADC policy?
User can read contain from USB but may not able to copy from USB to the system?
Need to do only with ADC policy?
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Ambesh_444's picture


please check with below article.

How to make USB drives read-only with Symantec Endpoint Protection using Application and Device Control

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Rafeeq's picture

Agreed with Ambesh his second document should help you out

AjinBabu's picture


1.    Install Symantec Endpoint Protection, including the Network Threat Protection feature, on the clients where USB drives will be used

2.    Ensure that the clients is communicating with the Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager (SEPM)

3.    Log on to the SEPM console and click on the Policies tab in the left hand window pane

4.    Select Application and Device Control

5.    Create a new policy or edit an existing Application and Device Control policy

6.    Click on Application Control and select the following options:

·         Make all removable drives read-only

·         Block writing to USB drives

7.    Assign the policy to the client(s) in question

8.    Reboot the client(s) to implement the policy.

Reference TECH95813