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Enable and configure
Optics

When you enable
Optics
in a device policy and assign that policy to devices and zones, the
Optics
agent on each device collects events and stores data in the
Optics
database. The agent does not collect data until you enable
Optics
.
Verify that the
Protect Desktop
application control feature is not enabled. Application control is designed for fixed function devices that do not change after setup (for example, point-of-sales machines). If application control is enabled, the
Optics
agent will not function as expected. For more information, see Application Control in the
Protect Desktop
Administration Guide.
  1. In the management console, on the menu bar, click
    Settings > Device Policy
    .
  2. Create a new policy or click an existing policy.
  3. On the
    CylanceOPTICS Settings
    tab, select the
    CylanceOPTICS
    check box.
  4. If you want to enable the automatic upload of threat-related focus data from the
    Optics
    database to the console, in the
    Threats
    section, select the
    Auto Upload
    check box.
    If you do not select this option, you must use the console to request focus data for devices.
  5. If you want to enable the automatic upload of memory-related focus data from the
    Optics
    database to the console, in the
    Memory Protection
    section, select the
    Auto Upload
    check box.
    If you do not select this option, you must use the console to request focus data for devices.
  6. In the
    Configurable Sensors
    section, select the optional Optics sensors that you want to enable. Note that the optional sensors are supported for 64-bit operating systems only.
  7. In the
    Set maximum device storage
    field, specify the maximum amount of storage, in MB, that the
    Optics
    agent can access on each device. The default value is 1000 MB.
  8. If you want to allow the
    Optics
    agent to provide OS notifications to the user on
    Windows
    or
    macOS
    devices, select the
    Enable CylanceOPTICS Desktop Notifications
    check box.
  9. If you want to associate a detection rule set with the device policy, in the
    Select Detection Set
    drop-down list, click a rule set.
  10. Click
    Save
    .
    If you want to save the current settings as a new device policy, click
    Save As
    instead.
Assign the policy to devices or zones.