Create White Lists for Device Protection policies for file-based encryption

  1. In the Policies navigation area, select White List.
  2. In the context menu of White List, click New > White List.
  3. Select the White List type:
    • To create a White List for specific device models, select Storage Device Models.

    • To create a White List for specific devices according to serial number, select Distinct Storage Devices.

  4. Under Source of White List, specify how you want to create the White List:
    • To enter devices manually, select Create White List manually.

      When you click OK, an empty White List is opened in the SafeGuard Management Center. In this empty White List, you can create entries manually. To add a new entry, click the green Add (Insert) icon in the SafeGuard Management Center toolbar.

      Note: To retrieve the relevant strings for a device with the Windows Device Manager, open the Properties window for the device and look at the values for the Hardware Ids and Device Instance Path properties. Only the following interfaces are supported: USB, 1394, PCMCIA and PCI.
    • If you want to use the result of a scan of endpoints by SafeGuard PortAuditor as a source, select Import from SafeGuard PortAuditor Result.

      The results of the SafeGuard PortAuditor scan have to be available (XML file), if you want to create the White List based on this source. To select the file, click the [...] button.

      For further information refer to the SafeGuard PortAuditor user guide.

      Click OK, to display the contents of the imported file in the SafeGuard Management Center.

The White List is displayed under White Lists in the Policies navigation area. You can select it when you create policies of the type Device Protection for file-based encryption.