Block USB writes access while USB Keyboard/Mouse works

asked 2017-10-06 05:42:50 -0500

Rohan gravatar image

How to Block USB write access from Puppet Agent, but Agent should be able to use USB Keyboard/Mouse, Note:- Agent have root access. Can someone please tell what node is required to use in Puppet Master and if you have Source Code then please share.

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This is a quite OS-specific question and hardly needs any special Puppet treatment. U just use e.g. `exec` resources or (configuration) `file` resources as you usually do. May I ask anyway, what's this good for? Maybe u just have some “wrong” intention, an illusive perception of how things're goin'.

Kai Burghardt gravatar imageKai Burghardt ( 2017-10-07 08:23:30 -0500 )edit

Hi, Thank you for your comment. there is no wrong intention, actually we are implementing this tool in our origination and we want to clarify that user should not able to use USB.

Rohan gravatar imageRohan ( 2017-10-07 09:14:29 -0500 )edit

We simply put hot glue in public accessible clients, ensure you can't access the sockets panel without breaking the chassis (kensington lock), and that's that. A software approach could be bypassed. Starting at the BIOS level.

Kai Burghardt gravatar imageKai Burghardt ( 2017-10-07 11:16:00 -0500 )edit

No we cannot do like you said, we have to Block USB writes access by using Puppet only.

Rohan gravatar imageRohan ( 2017-10-07 11:21:55 -0500 )edit

Still, it's a very OS-specific issue, you better head for forums/platforms dedicated to your OS .

Kai Burghardt gravatar imageKai Burghardt ( 2017-10-07 11:54:29 -0500 )edit