Configure Package Control

You can configure Package Control to control the installation and uninstallation of software packages on a system.

Task

  1. On the McAfee ePO console, select MenuPolicyPolicy Catalog.
  2. Select the Solidcore 8.x.x: Application Control product.
  3. Select the Application Control Options (Windows) category.
  4. Click the My Default policy to edit it.
    Note: By default, the My Default policy is applied to all endpoints in your enterprise. To configure the feature for selected endpoints, duplicate the My Default policy, edit the settings, and apply the policy to only the relevant endpoints.
  5. On the Features tab:
    1. Select Enforce feature control from McAfee ePO.
      By default, the Package Control and Allow Uninstallation options are selected.
    2. Select an option for configuring Package Control.
      Option Action Description
      Package Control Enable

      When enabled, all subfeatures revert to their default state. But, if you enable the Bypass Package Control subfeature, disable and re-enable Package Control, the Bypass Package Control subfeature is still enabled and in effect.

      Disable

      Disabling this feature also disables all its subfeatures.

      Allow Uninstallation Enable

      When enabled, this feature allows uninstallation of software packages on endpoints.

      Disable

      When disabled, it prevents uninstallation of software packages on endpoints.

      Bypass Package Control Enable

      When enabled, Package Control is bypassed and you can't control the installation and uninstallation of software packages.

      Disable

      Disables the feature.