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Events not Generated in Observe Mode

Hi All, 

Fairly new to Application control so forgive me if I am missing something but I have installed App Control 8.2.6.141 on and Endpoint and Solidified. Its running in Observe mode and has rebooted several times. I create a new script and execute it and nothing is displayed locally or in the Policy Discovery. If I set the Endpoint to Enabled Mode and re-run the script the script is blocked and the event is sent to Policy Discovery.  

Am I doing something wrong? 

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Re: Events not Generated in Observe Mode

Hi @SMWip,

Thank you for posting on the community.

If it is a simple execution without modification other binary files like installer file, the observation event for the Policy Discovery is not generated as designed.

I think the following KB helps you. In the Functionality section, you can see the table for events generated in workflow in Observe mode and Enable mode.

https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=KB79576

I hope this helps.

 

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Re: Events not Generated in Observe Mode

Ah thanks I see so for a file that would Deny Exec in Observe mode its just added to the Local WhiteList and no observation is registered. 

So what if I am trying to create a baseline policy using a "known good" endpoint and want to make sure all files executed are added to ePO policy and not just the local whitelist? Or the reverse, I want to see what files are running in Observe mode so I can block certain scripts that should not be in use?

I am also struggling to find enough information on Script Interpreters. For example I want to assign an AD group to PowerShell so that anyone in the group can execute custom PowerShell scripts but I cant see how to do this.   

Thanks

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