Specify file type permissions by creating a whitelist or blacklist for AirWatch Managed, Corporate File Server, and Personal content. This restriction keeps blocked file types from uploading or syncing in the AirWatch Console and enrolled devices.

  1. Navigate to Content > Settings > Advanced > File .
  2. Set the Allowed .
    Setting Description
    Whitelist Add or delete file from the list that populates in the field in this default view. Separate extensions using a new line, a comma or a space.
    Blacklist Specify the file extensions you want to exclude. Separate extensions with a line break, a comma, or a space.
    Any Select to allow any file for upload or sync.
  3. Select Save to apply the configuration.

    Once restrictions are applied, you can anticipate the following responses.

    Response Who What Where Repository
    Error Message Administrator Manually adds a restricted file to the content repository Console AirWatch Managed
    Error Message End User Manually adds a restricted file Device Personal Content
    Silent interaction

    Administrator

    Syncs with a corporate file server that contains a restricted file

    Console

    Corporate File Server
    Silent interaction End User Syncs with a corporate file server that contains a restricted file Device (via Content Locker) Corporate File Server