WDAC and AppLocker feature availability

Applies to:

  • Windows 10
  • Windows Server 2016 and above
Capability WDAC AppLocker
Platform support Available on Windows 10 Available on Windows 8+
SKU availability Cmdlets are available on all SKUs on 1909+ builds.
For pre-1909 builds, cmdlets are only available on Enterprise but policies are effective on all SKUs.
Policies deployed through GP are only effective on Enterprise devices.
Policies deployed through MDM are effective on all SKUs.
Management solutions
  • Intune (custom policy deployment via OMA-URI only)
  • MEMCM (custom policy deployment via Software Distribution only)
  • Group Policy
  • PowerShell
    Per-User and Per-User group rules Not available (policies are device-wide) Available on Windows 8+
    Kernel mode policies Available on all Windows 10 versions Not available
    Per-app rules Available on 1703+ Not available
    Managed Installer (MI) Available on 1703+ Not available
    Reputation-Based intelligence Available on 1709+ Not available
    Multiple policy support Available on 1903+ Not available
    Path-based rules Available on 1903+. Exclusions are not supported. Runtime user-writeability check enforced by default. Available on Windows 8+. Exclusions are supported. No runtime user-writeability check.
    COM object configurability Available on 1903+ Not available
    Packaged app rules Available on RS5+ Available on Windows 8+
    Enforceable file types
    • Driver files: .sys
    • Executable files: .exe and .com
    • DLLs: .dll and .ocx
    • Windows Installer files: .msi, .mst, and .msp
    • Scripts: .ps1, .vbs, and .js
    • Packaged apps and packaged app installers: .appx
    • Executable files: .exe and .com
    • [Optional] DLLs: .dll and .ocx
    • Windows Installer files: .msi, .mst, and .msp
    • Scripts: .ps1, .bat, .cmd, .vbs, and .js
    • Packaged apps and packaged app installers: .appx