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How to block application with Safetica
Posted by Ladislav Mlčák, Last modified by Štěpán Horký on 11 June 2019 01:40 PM

Starting in Safetica 8.3, you can choose to manage Application Control and Web Control from WebSafetica instead of Safetica Console. The new design was prepared in close cooperation with our customers and gives you better control of what rules are applied to which departments or stations.

Due to the different configuration logic, it is not possible to control these features simultaneously from both consoles. When you enable Application and Web Policies in WebSafetica, you will be prompted whether you want to import your existing settings. If you decide to revert back to using Safetica Console, your old configuration will be available again.

How to set Application control from Safetica console:
  1. Open Safetica Console.
  2. Go to Supervisor - Application control.
  3. Make sure you are in Settings mode (the cog icon in the left part of the window above user tree is active)
  4. Set Mode to Deny list, and then click Add rule.
  5. Select option Enter path to application if you want to block specific application, or Choose a category to block all applications in a specific category.
  6. Fill in program name, and then click the [...] button to browse to the file, or to select the application category to be blocked.
  7. Click Next, configure Time effect if needed, and then click Finish.

How to set Application control from WebSafetica you can find here: Websites & Applications policies

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