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Configuring a device selection

Dec 4, 2023

ID 150668

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To configure a device selection:

  1. In the console tree, select the Device selections folder.
  2. In the workspace, click the Selection tab, and then click the relevant device selection in the list of user selections.
  3. Click the Selection properties button.
  4. In the properties window that opens, specify the following settings:
    • General selection properties.
    • Conditions that must be met for including devices in this selection. You can configure the conditions after selecting a condition name and clicking the Properties button.
    • Security settings.
  5. Click OK.

The settings are applied and saved.

Below are descriptions of the conditions for assigning devices to a selection. Conditions are combined by using the OR logical operator: the selection will contain devices that comply with at least one of the listed conditions.

General

In the General section, you can change the name of the selection condition and specify whether that condition must be inverted:

Invert selection condition

Network

In the Network section, you can specify the criteria that will be used to include devices in the selection according to their network data:

  • Device name or IP address
  • Windows domain
  • Administration group
  • Description
  • IP range

Tags

In the Tags section, you can configure criteria for including devices into a selection based on key words (tags) that were previously added to the descriptions of managed devices:

  • Apply if at least one specified tag matches
  • Tag must be included
  • Tag must be excluded

Active Directory

In the Active Directory section, you can configure criteria for including devices into a selection based on their Active Directory data:

Network activity

In the Network activity section, you can specify the criteria that will be used to include devices in the selection according to their network activity:

  • This device is a distribution point
  • Do not disconnect from the Administration Server
  • Connection profile switched
  • Last connected to Administration Server
  • New devices detected by network poll
  • Device is visible

Application

In the Application section, you can configure criteria for including devices in a selection based on the selected managed application:

  • Application name
  • Application version
  • Critical update name
  • Modules last updated
  • Device is managed through Kaspersky Security Center
  • Security application is installed

Operating system

In the Operating system section, you can specify the criteria that will be used to include devices in the selection according to their operating system type.

  • Operating system version
  • Operating system bit size
  • Operating system service pack version
  • Operating system build
  • Operating system release ID

Device status

In the Device status section, you can configure criteria for including devices into a selection based on the description of the devices status from a managed application:

  • Device status
  • Device status description
  • Device status defined by application

Protection components

In the Protection components section, you can set up the criteria for including devices in a selection based on their protection status:

  • Databases released
  • Last scanned
  • Total number of threats detected

Applications registry

In the Applications registry section, you can set up the criteria to search for devices according to applications installed on them:

  • Application name
  • Application version
  • Vendor
  • Application status
  • Find by update
  • Incompatible security application name
  • Application tag
  • Apply to devices without the specified tags

Hardware registry

In the Hardware registry section, you can configure criteria for including devices into a selection based on their installed hardware:

  • Device
  • Vendor
  • Device name
  • Description
  • Device vendor
  • Serial number
  • Inventory number
  • User
  • Location
  • CPU frequency, in MHz
  • Virtual CPU cores
  • Hard drive volume, in GB
  • RAM size, in MB

Virtual machines

In the Virtual machines section, you can set up the criteria to include devices in the selection according to whether these are virtual machines or part of virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI):

  • This is a virtual machine
  • Virtual machine type
  • Part of Virtual Desktop Infrastructure

Vulnerabilities and updates

In the Vulnerabilities and updates section, you can specify the criteria that will be used to include devices in the selection according to their Windows Update source:

WUA is switched to Administration Server

Users

In the Users section, you can set up the criteria to include devices in the selection according to the accounts of users who have logged in to the operating system.

  • Last user who logged in to the system
  • User who logged in to the system at least once

Status-affecting problems in managed applications

In the Status-affecting problems in managed applications section, you can specify the criteria that will be used to include devices in the selection according to the list of possible problems detected by a managed application. If at least one problem that you select exists on a device, the device will be included in the selection. When you select a problem listed for several applications, you have the option to select this problem in all of the lists automatically.

Device status description

Statuses of components in managed applications

In the Statuses of components in managed applications section, you can configure criteria for including devices in a selection according to the statuses of components in managed applications:

Encryption

Encryption algorithm

Cloud segments

In the Cloud segments section, you can configure criteria for including devices in a selection according to their respective cloud segments:

  • Device is in a cloud segment
  • Device discovered by using the API

Application components

This section contains the list of components of those applications that have corresponding management plug-ins installed in Administration Console.

In the Application components section, you can specify criteria for including devices in a selection according to the statuses and version numbers of the components that refer to the application that you select:

  • Status
  • Version

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