During initial installation, Application Whitelisting will do a whitelisting on your system to whitelist your files and creates a whitelist database file. It will use this whitelist file to check if the files are trusted.

The Application Whitelisting feature will immediately kicks in right after installation. Therefore, during the initial whitelist creation, Application Whitelisting will start prompting when a new file or application is being executed.

By default, if the file is not in the whitelist, it will be trusted using its digital signature instead but provided if it is found in the Trusted Certificate list.

To manage the Application Whitelisting Mode, follow the steps below:

  1. Launch SecureAPlus > App Settings

Main-Console-Setting

  1. In the App Settings menu, click on Application Whitelisting > Basic Setting

Trust based on Digital Signature (default) – It is turned on to trust files as a trusted installer based on their digital signature even though these files are not in the Application Whitelisting.

Allow application with valid digital signature to be trusted as installer if its certificate:

  • Trusted by the Operating System – Allow applications to be trusted so long if it is trusted by the OS.
  • Name is in the Trusted Certificate List (default) – Only applications with certificate name listed in the Trusted Certificate list will be trusted.
  • Name and Thumbprint in Trusted Certificate List – Only applications with certificate name and thumbprint listed in the Trusted Certificate list will be trusted.

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