Carbon Black Cloud: How To Find Blocks In Windows Event Viewer (3.0 and below)
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Carbon Black Cloud: How To Find Blocks In Windows Event Viewer (3.0 and below)

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Article ID: 290273

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Products

Carbon Black Cloud Endpoint Standard (formerly Cb Defense)

Issue/Introduction

Provide items to look for in Windows Event Viewer to identify blocks from CB Defense

Environment

  • CB Defense PSC Console: All Versions
  • CB┬áDefense Sensor: 3.0 and below
  • Microsoft Windows: All Supported Versions

Resolution

Search for any of the following terms in Event Viewer
was prevented from loading the file

was prevented from accessing the file

due to a Deny operation or Terminate process policy action

was terminated due to a Deny operation or Terminate process policy action

The operation was blocked by Confer

The operation was blocked and the application terminated by Confer

The connection was reset by Confer

Additional Information

  • This information can also be useful if users report programs being blocked but no Events or Alerts are shown within the CB Defense PSC Console, or in troubleshooting interoperability issues with the CB Defense Sensor
  • The event source may be CbDefense and the Event ID: 17 for blocks
  • Some other event ID's referenced by CbDefense events are 1, 17, 33, 49