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.
- From the Management Console, select Tools > Path Rules.
The Path Rules dialog opens.
Using common Windows browser conventions, you can:
- Maximize the dialog screen size
- Sort columns by header row
- Resize the width of columns
The Edit Path Rules dialog opens:
The Path Rule> dialog opens.
|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.|
The Path Rule dialog closes.
|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.|
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.
- Trusted Paths and Group Ownership
There are specific behaviors related to the use of a Group as a Trusted Owner.