Control Internet Explorer Security SettingsΒΆ

You can control the Security Settings of Internet Explorer on end users Windows devices. You can configure the options under General, Security, Content, and Connections tabs, as well as Add-Ons. Additionally, you can change browser settings using Add-on Controls.

  1. Go to Policy in the top panel.
  2. Go to Policy > Node Policy > Agent Action in the left Policy panel.
  3. Find and click Control Internet Explorer Security Settings in the Agent Action window.

Under General section:

  1. For CWP Message, add message to be displayed in accordance with the Policy.
  2. For Label, add labels to help categorize your plugins with custom labels that appear in the "Description" field.

Under Agent Actions section:

  1. For Boolean Operator, choose AND or OR to add optional conditions.
  2. For Settings, click Add and select your optional conditions. Criteria/Operator/Value.

Under Plugin Settings section:

  1. For Internet Options General:

    • Home Page, specify a home page or leave blank to not control.
    • Empty Temporary Internet Files Folder, select Enforce to delete all the temporary internet files stored during the session.
  2. For Internet Options Security:

    • Downloading Unsigned ActiveX Controls, select Disable to not download unsigned ActiveX controls.
    • Automatic Prompting for ActiveX Controls, select Disable to disable the automatic prompting notifications.
    • Automatic Prompting for File Downloads, select Disable to disable the automatic prompting for download attempts.
    • Blocking Pop-up, select Enforce to prevent most pop-up windows from appearing.
    • Trusted Sites, turn On to add or remove Trusted Sites. Also can Enable and Disable Server Verifications.
  3. For Internet Options Connections:

    • Proxy Server, specify whether to use or how to use a proxy server for User LAN. (These settings will not apply to dial-up or VPN)

      • Do Not Use, does not utilize the Proxy Server.
      • Use Proxy Server, add Address Port, enable optional Bypassing Proxy Server, enter in exceptions.
      • Configure Advanced Settings, enter HTTP, Secure, FTP, Socks Ports. Enable optional Bypassing Proxy Server, enter in exceptions.
  4. For Internet Options Content:

    • AutoComplete for Forms, select Disable to prevent auto completion of forms.
  5. For Add-on Controls:

    • Deleting Unused ActiveX Control, turn On to delete unused ActiveX Controls installed.
    • Removing Toolbar, turn On to remove Toolbar.
    • Removing Browser Helper Object, turn On to remove Browser Helper Object.
    • Exceptions, type name of Add-ons to not be removed.
  6. Click Update.

  7. Go to Node Policy in the left Policy panel.

  8. Click the Default Policy in Node Policy window.

  9. Find Agent Action. Click Assign.

  10. Find Control Internet Explorer Security Settings in the Available section. Select and drag it into the Selected section.

  11. Click Add.

  12. Click Update.