View device control events

To view device control events:

  1. On the Events menu, click Device Control Events.
    The Device Control - Event Viewer dialog box appears.
  2. In the Search period field, click the drop-down arrow and select the period for which you want to display the events.

    You can either select a fixed period, for example, Within 24 hours, or select Custom and specify your own time period by selecting the starting and ending dates and times.

  3. If you want to view events for a certain device type, in the Device type field, click the drop-down arrow and select the device type.

    By default, the event viewer displays events for all device types.

    Note If you set optical disk drives to "Read only", events for these devices are not seen in the event viewer.
  4. If you want to view events for a certain user or computer, enter the name in the respective field.

    If you leave the fields empty, events for all users and computers will be displayed.

    You can use wildcards in these fields. Use ? for any single character and * for any string of characters.

  5. Click Search to display a list of events.

In the Device Control - Event Viewer dialog box, you can exempt a device from the device control policies.

You can export the list of device control events to a file.