Configuring the Global Allowed USB Device List

Use the list to override the USB storage device settings specified in Device Control.

  1. Go to POLICIES > Global Exception Lists.
  2. Click Allowed USB Device List.
  3. To add an exception:
    1. Click Add.
    2. Specify the vendor name of the device and optionally specify the device model and serial ID.

      To obtain the device information:

      • Download and run the Device List Tool on the endpoint where the external device is connected.

        For details on how to use the tool, see Running the Device List Tool.

      • Check the Device Control log details if Device Control violations have occurred.

    3. Optionally provide a note regarding the reason for the exception.
    4. Click one of the following:
      • Add: Adds the exception to the list

      • Add Another Device: Adds the exception to the list and lets you add another device information

  4. To edit an exception:
    1. Click the vendor name.

      The Allowed USB Device screen appears.

    2. Update the exception.
    3. Click Save.
  5. To import device information from a CSV file:
    1. Click Import.
    2. Upload the CSV file.
    3. Under Imported devices, specify how to add the imported device information to the list.
      • Append: Adds the imported device information after any existing device information in the list

      • Replace existing list: Replaces any existing device information with the imported device information

    4. Click Import.
  6. To save the Allowed USB Device List in a CSV file, click Export.
  7. To delete exceptions, select the devices and click Delete.