App Control: How to Create a Script Rule
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App Control: How to Create a Script Rule


Article ID: 286765


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Carbon Black App Control (formerly Cb Protection)


How to create a Script Rule in the Console.


  • App Control Agent: All Supported Versions
  • App Control Console: All Supported Versions


  1. Log in to the App Control Console and navigate to Rules > Software Rules > Scripts.
  2. Click on 'Add Script Rule'.

Additional Information

  • The script rule makes that specific extension interesting for the agent
  • The script executions are controlled according to the policy setting, if the script file is Approved the execution will be allowed, or if the status is 'Unapproved', the script file will be blocked
  • Use of very broad definitions for either the Script Type or Script Process field is not recommended because of negative performance impact.
  • If either field in a rules uses * or *.*, a warning will be displayed on the page
  • Be as specific as possible in defining the file patterns in a Script Rule