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Created: 18 Aug 2012 • Updated: 25 Aug 2012 | 6 comments
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Hi,

I want to alow USB device Read only .currently all usb disabled.

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James007's picture

How to block USB Thumb Drives and USB Hard Drives, but allow specific USB Drives in the Application and Device Control Policy in Symantec Endpoint Protection.

http://www.symantec.com/business/support/index?page=content&id=TECH138570&actp=search&viewlocale=en_US&searchid=1299258802261

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

http://www.symantec.com/business/support/index?page=content&id=TECH95813&actp=search&viewlocale=en_US&searchid=1299258802261

Check this Fourms

https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/forums/sep11-application-device-control-problem-usb-set-read-only-w-write-exemptions-does-not-work

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Mithun Sanghavi's picture

Hello,

Check these Articles:

How to make USB drives read-only with Symantec Endpoint Protection using Application and Device Control http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH95813

How to block USB Thumb Drives and USB Hard Drives, but allow specific USB Drives in the Application and Device Control Policy in Symantec Endpoint Protection. http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH106304

How to use Application and Device Control to block all USB devices except those I specifically want to allow http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH105770

Also check this Thread: https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/forums/restrict-some-usb-drives-read-only-allow-others-read-write-access

Hope that helps!!

Mithun Sanghavi
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SameerU's picture

Hi

Please follow the article below

How to make USB drives read-only with Symantec Endpoint Protection using Application and Device Control http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH95813

Regards

 

sagar pansare'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.

 

NRaj's picture

Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager - Application and Device Control - Policies explained
http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH104431

How to configure Application Control in Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0 : Configuring Application Control Policies

http://www.symantec.com/business/support/index?page=content&id=TECH102525

How to create a rule that will allow only specific USB’s on to your network.
http://service1.symantec.com/support/ent-security.nsf/docid/2009031809381448

How to block or allow device's in Symantec Endpoint Protection
https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/articles/how-block-or-allow-devices-symantec-endpoint-protection

Hope this helps.