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How to prevent Local Administrator account from disabling the Mcafee VirusScan Enterprise

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How can I prevent Local Administrator account from disabling the Mcafee VirusScan Enterprise 8.8? Is there any Registry or Local Group Policy that I could restrict it?

 

 

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Re: How to prevent Local Administrator account from disabling the Mcafee VirusScan Enterprise

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Hi @esther455 

You can set an administrator password on the VSE console which will restrict access to it.

https://docs.mcafee.com/bundle/virusscan-enterprise-v8-8-0-product/resource/PD22941.pdf

Take a look at page 21+

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Re: How to prevent Local Administrator account from disabling the Mcafee VirusScan Enterprise

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Hi esther455,

I will move this thread to VSE forum.

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Ok, noted
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Hi @esther455 

You can set an administrator password on the VSE console which will restrict access to it.

https://docs.mcafee.com/bundle/virusscan-enterprise-v8-8-0-product/resource/PD22941.pdf

Take a look at page 21+

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Re: How to prevent Local Administrator account from disabling the Mcafee VirusScan Enterprise

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Hi chealey,

Thanks for the suggestion. Is there any way I can prevent the user from disabe/stop the Mcafee VSE from running?
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Re: How to prevent Local Administrator account from disabling the Mcafee VirusScan Enterprise

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The user won't be able to stop it running if the access to the console is locked down as they won't be able to press the buttons to enable/ disable the components.

How are your users stopping it running?

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The user will go to the VirusScan Console to stop the service. I will try the password method first and come back when I have issue. Thanks 

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Re: How to prevent Local Administrator account from disabling the Mcafee VirusScan Enterprise

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Thanks for confirming @esther455 

Like I said before then: if they go to the VSE Console, then you need to setup the password to restrict access. This will stop anyone from stopping and starting the features and also stop them from modifying the configuration present.

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