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How to exclude *.zip in removable storage file access rule

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Hi everybody,

I have Device Control 9.1 installed, and I have a removable storage file access rule. By default, you cannot copy a .zip extension file. I know, that you can create a whitelist, for the applications you want to run from the USB device, but, it don't let me include *.zip, in order to exclude all zip files from this rule. How can I do this ?. I would appreciate any sugestions.

Thanks,

Carlos

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Re: How to exclude *.zip in removable storage file access rule

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Hi Carlos,

Unfortunately, McAfee HDLP does not allow you to specify wildcards in your whitelist for the removable storage file access rule. It's meant for excluding a specific file name such as "unlock.exe", "authorizedarchive.zip", etc.

In one of the future releases, you will be able to configure the removable storage file access rule in a more granular way where you can select which extensions to block. I don't know whether this feature is included in the latest patch or it is pending for 9.5.

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Hi Carlos,

Unfortunately, McAfee HDLP does not allow you to specify wildcards in your whitelist for the removable storage file access rule. It's meant for excluding a specific file name such as "unlock.exe", "authorizedarchive.zip", etc.

In one of the future releases, you will be able to configure the removable storage file access rule in a more granular way where you can select which extensions to block. I don't know whether this feature is included in the latest patch or it is pending for 9.5.

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