[android-security-discuss] Re: How to disable the installation of device administrator application? perumal316 Sat Mar 10 21:00:07 2012
Hi Gersprenz, Yes, that sounds like a good idea. But is there any API to monitor whether a admin app loose the admin status? If I am not mistaken, we can check whether an admin app has been enabled as device admin but it is for that app itself. Not sure whether this check can be done for another device admin app. Any idea, how this can be done? Thanks and Regards, Perumal On Friday, March 9, 2012 9:10:30 PM UTC+8, Gersprenz wrote: > > Hi, > > you can develop a second administration application to take care about the > first one. If then the first administrator application loose the > administrator status it's up to you to reset the device via the second > administrator app, for example and vice versa. > > cheers, Gersprenz > > Am Freitag, 9. März 2012 11:45:47 UTC+1 schrieb perumal316: >> >> Hi All, >> >> We can create device administrator application which supposedly have >> escalated privileges to enforce certain policies like password quality, >> device encryption etc. >> >> See: >> http://developer.android.com/guide/topics/admin/device-admin.html >> >> But for example the device is provisioned the first time by the >> administrator (administrator install the app for user) and the device is >> passed to the user, it can be easily disabled (Under Settings -> Security >> -> Device Administrator) or even uninstalled. >> >> Is there any way this can be prevented? Like a password is required to >> disable the device administrator? >> >> Can this be done? Is there any other way? >> >> Thanks In Advance, >> Perumal >> > -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Android Security Discussions" group. To view this discussion on the web visit https://groups.google.com/d/msg/android-security-discuss/-/v-LlLutC104J. To post to this group, send email to [EMAIL PROTECTED] To unsubscribe from this group, send email to [EMAIL PROTECTED] For more options, visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/android-security-discuss?hl=en.