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plugins:provlocker

====== proVlocker ====== ---- **proVlocker** is a locking solution for user environments and workstation functions on PCs, laptops, tablets, thin clients and all Windows devices. ProVlocker allows you to **regain full administrative control** of your network and lets you **lock any functions** on a remote device that might be problematic. As a plug-in offered with the **Xcalibur W** platform, **proVlocker** allows you to remotely allocate rules for **locking** (or **unlocking**) devices in just a few seconds, over a network of several thousand devices. **The current version of proVlocker supports Windows 7, however future releases will support Windows 8 and Windows 10.** proVlocker is based on **restriction policies** which are **applied lively** to the user session **once user logs in**. ^ ^ ^ | |{{ :plugins:provlocker:user.png?200 }}|{{ :plugins:provlocker:policy.png?200 }}|{{ :plugins:provlocker:provlocker.png?200 }}| | **User logs in** | **If policy exists for this user, restictions are applied** | **Device is now protected** | ===== proVlocker command module ===== ---- **proVlocker** is available as a **command** within the [[manage_devices:tasks_and_creating_tasks#available_commands_tab|Available Commands Tab]]. Once configured, the **proVlocker policy** can be sent out to devices as a Task. {{ :plugins:provlocker:capture1.png }} Once you click on the **Policy Configuration Command**, you get access to the **proVlocker** menu that enables to set the policy. ===== Policy configuration module ===== ---- The **Policy configuration module** appears as shown below. The module features different tabs that enables to configure the policy according to your requirements.\\ Once done, by clicking on **Add to Queue**, the policy is added to the [[:manage_devices:tasks_and_creating_tasks#command_queue|Command Queue]] so that it can be published to selected devices. {{ :plugins:provlocker:capture2.png }} ===== Manage policies ===== ---- The policies can be managed using the **General tab**. You can use this tab to create and name a **new policy**, to modify, duplicate or delete an **exisiting policy**.\\ {{ :plugins:provlocker:capture2-1.png }} |{{:warning.png |}} The removal of a policy on a device does not mean that it will restore automatically to the initial configuration before policy was applied. The policy will be removed and therefore the restriction settings will not be applied anymore, however all restrictions settings that have been set by the policy will remain active.| ===== Define users ===== ---- Once a policy has been named, you can then move to the **Users tab** to define the list of **Users** or **Groups** for your **policy**. {{ :plugins:provlocker:capture3.png }} Users can be selected out of different sources * **Local SAM** : This is the list of all the **local user accounts** that have detected by Xcalibur W on the device estate * **Local Groups** : This is the list of all the **local user Groups accounts** that have detected by Xcalibur W on the device estate * **Active Directory** : This is the list of all the **Users** or **Groups** available on your Active Directory (AD credentials required) * **Manual** : Enables to specify a user name manually ===== Configure the policy ===== ---- ==== Start menu ==== ---- The **Start menu tab** enables to configure restrictions for the Windows Start {{:plugins:provlocker:startmenu.jpg?16}} Menu. Each item can be set to: * **Enable** : Forces the corresponding item to enable * **N/A** : Leaves the item as is * **Disable** : Forces the corresponding item to disable {{ :plugins:provlocker:capture4.png }} ==== Desktop & explorer ==== ---- The **Desktop & Explorer tab** enables to configure restrictions for Windows Desktop and Windows explorer screen. Each item can be set to: * **Enable** : Forces the corresponding item to enable * **N/A** : Leaves the item as is * **Disable** : Forces the corresponding item to disable {{ :plugins:provlocker:capture5-1.png }} Additionnaly, drives can be configured to be hidden or to be write protected for the selected user. * **Hide** : selected drive will not be displayed within the windows explorer * **Disable access** : selected drive can be read but user can not write onto the drvie {{ :plugins:provlocker:capture5-2.png }} ==== Control panel ==== ---- The **Control panel tab** enables to configure restrictions for the Windows Control Panel. By default, all items are available to the users. They can then be selected and added to the **Hide Selected Items** list. |{{:tip.png |}} proVlocker comes by default with a list of items which are commonly available on Windows. Administrator might want to add custom items using the **Advanced Settings** menu. Please note that the Item name shall be entered exactly as named by the operating system | {{ :plugins:provlocker:capture6.png }} ==== Ctrl+alt+del screen ==== ---- The **Ctrl+alt+del tab** enables to configure restrictions for the Windows Ctrl+alt+del screen. Each item can be set to: * **Enable** : Forces the corresponding item to enable * **N/A** : Leaves the item as is * **Disable** : Forces the corresponding item to disable {{ :plugins:provlocker:capture7.png }} ==== Application restrictions ==== ---- The **Application tab** enables to configure a **blacklist** of applications. Once configured, these applications will not be able to be executed on the system and will return a permission denied message. \\ |{{:tip.png |}} proVlocker comes by default with a list of applications which are provided for example purpose. Administrator might want to add custom applications using the **Advanced Settings** menu. Please note that the application name shall be entered without the .exe file extension| \\ {{ :plugins:provlocker:capture8.png }} ==== Internet Explorer ==== ---- The **Internet Explorer tab** enables to configure restrictions for Microsoft Internet Explorer. Each menu and toolbar item can be set to: * **Enable** : Forces the corresponding item to enable * **N/A** : Leaves the item as is * **Disable** : Forces the corresponding item to disable {{ :plugins:provlocker:capture9-1.png }} Additionnaly, **proVlocker** enables to configure a website **Whitelist** or **Blacklist**. * **Whitelist** : only listed ULRs are permitted * **Blacklist** : all URLs are permitted except those listed {{ :plugins:provlocker:capture9-2.png }} |{{:tip.png |}} Please note that URLs shall be entered under following syntax : **www.mywebsite.com**|

plugins/provlocker.txt · Last modified: 2021/07/29 13:11 (external edit)