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VMware Carbon Black App Control User Guide v8.5.2.pdf

VMware Carbon Black App Control User Guide v8.5.2.pdf

Document Version: 1.0
Document Date: September, 2020


This document provides information for administrators, incident responders, and others who will operate the VMware Carbon Black App Control Console. It describes how to use Carbon Black App Control, including:

  • How to use the App Control Console
  • Server configuration
  • Agent installation
  • Computer and file management
  • Rule creation
  • Monitoring features

See the "Before you begin" chapter for a complete list of topics discussed in the document.

See the Comments below for changes in this version.

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Change log for Carbon Black App Control 8.5.2 User Guide.pdf (changes since the 8.5.0 version):

Only change was to software version.

Change log for Carbon Black App Control 8.5.0 User Guide.pdf (changes since the 8.1.10 version):

  1. Updated Copyright content.
  2. Updated branding:
    The following changes are reflected in the User Interface and throughout the documentation:
    • CB Protection is now Carbon Black App Control.
    • CB Predictive Security Cloud (PSC) is now Carbon Black Cloud
    • CB Response is now Carbon Black EDR
    • CB Collective Cloud Defense is now Carbon Black File Reputation
  3. Added information regarding how to specify user display preferences for dismissing feedback banners.
    See pg 85.
  4. On page 136 under, Preparing for New Agent Installations, added a bullet stating,
    “Installing App Control Agents on containers is not supported.”
  5. In Managing Computers, modified the 3rd bullet of the note on page 148 by removing the phrase: "involves the same activity as agent initialization,"
  6. Added information regarding new password complexity options. See pages 723, 730-732.
  7. Removed references to FireEye in text and images.
  8. Renamed Appendix C from “CB Protection Connector for Network Security Devices” to “App Control Connector”.
  9. Minor editing and formatting changes were made that had no impact on content meaning.
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