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Block Apps

Blocking of applications can be implemented in different parts of the product:

  • App Discovery—when reviewing apps that are in use in your organization.
  • Application Settings—a policy component that enables blocking of all supported apps, regardless of usage. For more information, see Manage Application Settings.
    Note: App blocking requires enablement within a policy.

Controlling an App

Not All Apps Can Be Blocked

Apps that are not present in application settings, or do not have the Edit app controls, Control this app or Block this app option in App Discovery cannot be blocked. If you need to block an app we don't have yet, contact [email protected] to request it. For more information see Controllable Apps.

  1. Navigate to Reporting > Additional Reports > App Discovery.
  2. From the overview, click the number of unreviewed apps. The App Grid appears.
  3. Look for an app with Control this app or Block this app link visible in the Label column.
App Control
Description

Block this app

Appears when a block has not been configured for this app.
OR
A red tooltip icon will appear if the app setting is configured but has not yet been applied to a policy.

Control this app

Appears when block/allow have not been configured for this app.
OR
A red tooltip icon will appear if the app setting is configured but has not yet been applied to a policy.

Edit app Controls

Appears when the app has already had settings configured but can be edited.

Read-Only Users

Read-only users will not see the above-mentioned links.

  1. Click Edit app controls, Control this app or Block this app to open the control window. This can also be done within App Details.
  1. In the window that appears, select the application settings in which to include this app. Selecting a label will help with filtering and reporting.
  2. Click Save to complete the configuration.

Updated 2 months ago


Block Apps


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