Creating a Path Rule for a User or User Group

You can authorize executable files from a specified location of specific users and user groups, designated by path.

  1. From the Management Console, select Tools > Path Rules.
    The Path Rules dialog opens.
  2. Using common Windows browser conventions, you can:
    • Maximize the dialog screen size
    •Sort columns by header row
    • Resize the width of columns

  3. Click Add new.
    The Edit Path Rules dialog opens:
  4. Type the name of the user or user group that the path rule applies to.
  5. Click Add.
    The Path Rule> dialog opens.
  6. Type the full path for the path rule.
  7. Select one or a combination of the following options:
  8. Option

    Description

    Ownership Check

    The path rule only applies if a user or user group is listed as a Trusted Owner in the Set Trusted Owner dialog.

    Include subdirectories

    The path rule applies to all files in subfolders of the root folder specified by the file path.

    Log execution

    The path rule attempt is logged as EXEC-GRANTED when the Log everything option is set for the Execution Log default option.

  9. Click OK.
    The Path Rule dialog closes.
  10. In the Edit Path Rules dialog, select one of the following options:
  11. Option

    Description

    Add

    Insert a new path for all users.

    OK

    Save the rule and close the dialog.

    Cancel

    Abandon the operation and close the dialog.

    Edit

    Change the selected path for the path rule.

    Delete

    Erase the selected path from the path rule.

  12. Click Close.
    The Path Rules dialog closes and the specified user is authorized to use the files specified in the path.

If you want to export a path rule, select the path rule and click Export to .CSV.

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