Kaspersky Endpoint Security 12 for Windows

Changing the status of an Application Control rule via Kaspersky Security Center

8 July 2024

ID 123489

To change the status of an Application Control rule in the Administration Console:

  1. Open the Kaspersky Security Center Administration Console.
  2. In the console tree, select Policies.
  3. Select the necessary policy and double-click to open the policy properties.
  4. In the policy window, select Security ControlsApplication Control.

    In the right part of the window, the settings of the Application Control component are displayed.

  5. In the Status column, left-click to display the context menu and select one of the following:
    • On. This status means that the rule is used when the Application Control component is running.
    • Off. This status means that the rule is ignored when the Application Control component is running.
    • Test. This status means that Kaspersky Endpoint Security always allows the startup of applications to which the rule applies but logs information about the startup of such applications in the report.
  6. Save your changes.

To change the status of an Application Control rule in the application interface:

  1. In the main application window, click the Application settings icon in the form of a gear wheel. button.
  2. In the application settings window, select Security ControlsApplication Control.
  3. Click the Blocked applications or Allowed applications button.

    This opens the list of Application Control rules.

  4. In the Status column, open the context menu and select one of the following:
    • Enabled. This status means that the rule is used when the Application Control component is running.
    • Disabled. This status means that the rule is ignored when the Application Control component is running.
    • Test mode. This status means that Kaspersky Endpoint Security always allows the startup of applications to which this rule applies but logs information about the startup of such applications in the report.
  5. Save your changes.

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