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How to restrict a user from sharing device data with Knox Configure

Environment

  • Knox Configure (KC)

Overview

This article provides information on basic policies to set in KC in order to restrict a user from sharing device data.

How can I restrict the access and sharing of device data?

Below is a list of policies available in KC to restrict a user from sharing device data.

  1. In the KC console, under Profiles, select Create profile.
  2. On the Device Connectivity page, ensure you:
    • Select Disable Bluetooth
    • Select Disable NFC
    • Under USB Connection > Set default USB connection type to Charging
  3. On the Device Settings page, under Hide Settings menu/elements, ensure you:
    • Select Bluetooth
    • Select Developer
  4. On the Restrictions page:
    • Under DEVICE FUNCTIONALITY
      • Select Prevent end-users capturing the screen
      • Select Prevent end-users from sending SMS
      • Select Prevent end-users from sending MMS
    • Under USB DEVICE RESTRICTIONS
      • Select Disable USB Media Transfer Protocol (MTP)

NOTE— This is not an exhaustive list of policies to block all existing sharing methods

Additional information

To learn more about the policies available, please refer to the Knox Configure Guide.