Deploy and manage Device Control using JAMF
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Microsoft Defender for Endpoint Device Control feature enables you to audit, allow, or prevent the read, write, or execute access to removable storage, and allows you to manage iOS and Portable device and Bluetooth media with or without exclusions.
Before you get started with Removable Storage Access Control, you must confirm your Microsoft 365 subscription. To access and use Removable Storage Access Control, you must have Microsoft 365 E3.
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Deploy policy by using JAMF
Step 1: Create policy JSON
Now, you have 'groups' and 'rules' and 'settings', combine 'settings' and 'groups' and rules into one JSON, here is the demo file: mdatp-devicecontrol/deny_removable_media_except_kingston.json at main - microsoft/mdatp-devicecontrol (github.com). Make sure to validate your policy with the JSON schema so your policy format is correct: mdatp-devicecontrol/device_control_policy_schema.json at main - microsoft/mdatp-devicecontrol (github.com).
See Device Control for macOS for information about settings, rules and groups.
Step 2: Update MDE Preferences Schema
The MDE Preferences schema has been updated to include the new
deviceControl/policy key. The existing MDE Preferences configuration profile should be updated to use the new schema file's content.
Step 3: Add Device Control Policy to MDE Preferences
A new 'Device Control' property will now be available to add to the UX.
- Select the topmost Add/Remove properties button, then select Device Control and press Apply.
Next, scroll down until you see the Device Control property (it will be the bottommost entry), and select Add/Remove properties directly underneath it.
Select Device Control Policy, and then click Apply.
- To finish, copy and paste the Device Control policy JSON into the text box, and save your changes to the configuration profile.
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