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Carbon Black Cloud: How to Get Started With Bypass Mode

Carbon Black Cloud: How to Get Started With Bypass Mode


  • Carbon Black Cloud Console: All Versions
  • Carbon Black Cloud Sensor: All Versions
  • Microsoft Windows: All Supported Versions
  • Apple MacOS: All Supported Versions


How to Utilize Bypass Mode


Sensor Bypass

Disables all policy rule enforcement, device is not actively protected

Application Bypass

Disables policy enforcement only on the specified application paths

Additional Notes

Sensor UI Taskbar Icon Meanings in Windows
Pre 3.5Post 3.5Sensor Mode
User-added image User-added imageActive
User-added imageUser-added imageBypass
User-added imageUser-added imageQuarantine

MacOS Sensor UI
  • Active will have a white Icon in Menubar
  • Bypass will have a white Icon with red x in the Menubar
  • Quarantine will make no changes in the icon. Sensor will have a white Icon in the Menu bar and the following message will be displayed: "Device has been quarantined by your computer administrator."

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