Policy CSP - Storage


Storage policies

Storage/AllowDiskHealthModelUpdates
Storage/EnhancedStorageDevices


Storage/AllowDiskHealthModelUpdates

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Scope:

  • Device

Added in Windows 10, version 1709. Allows disk health model updates.

The following list shows the supported values:

  • 0 - Do not allow
  • 1 (default) - Allow

Value type is integer.


Storage/EnhancedStorageDevices

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Scope:

  • Device

This policy setting configures whether or not Windows will activate an Enhanced Storage device.

If you enable this policy setting, Windows will not activate unactivated Enhanced Storage devices.

If you disable or do not configure this policy setting, Windows will activate unactivated Enhanced Storage devices.

Tip

This is an ADMX-backed policy and requires a special SyncML format to enable or disable. For details, see Understanding ADMX-backed policies.

You must specify the data type in the SyncML as <Format>chr</Format>. For an example SyncML, refer to Enabling a policy.

The payload of the SyncML must be XML-encoded; for this XML encoding, there are a variety of online encoders that you can use. To avoid encoding the payload, you can use CDATA if your MDM supports it. For more information, see CDATA Sections.

ADMX Info:

  • GP English name: Do not allow Windows to activate Enhanced Storage devices
  • GP name: TCGSecurityActivationDisabled
  • GP path: System/Enhanced Storage Access
  • GP ADMX file name: enhancedstorage.admx

Footnote:

  • 1 - Added in Windows 10, version 1607.
  • 2 - Added in Windows 10, version 1703.
  • 3 - Added in Windows 10, version 1709.