US 11,657,188 B2
System and method for restricting interaction with an information handling system
Pradeep Gopal, Round Rock, TX (US); and Daniel Hamlin, Round Rock, TX (US)
Assigned to Dell Products L.P., Round Rock, TX (US)
Filed by DELL PRODUCTS, LP, Round Rock, TX (US)
Filed on Mar. 31, 2020, as Appl. No. 16/836,032.
Prior Publication US 2021/0303739 A1, Sep. 30, 2021
Int. Cl. G06F 21/85 (2013.01); G06F 1/28 (2006.01); G06F 13/42 (2006.01)
CPC G06F 21/85 (2013.01) [G06F 1/28 (2013.01); G06F 13/4282 (2013.01); G06F 2213/0042 (2013.01)] 19 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A method comprising:
if a first assertion for an information handling system to enter a non-interactive mode is detected, then enabling the information handling system to enter the non-interactive mode, by a service processor, including configuring the information handling system to limit user interaction to a first input/output component of the information handling system based on a first policy associated with the first assertion, wherein the first policy includes modifying a first configuration setting associated with a first feature of the first input/output component, and wherein the configuring the information handling system to limit user interaction to the first input/output component includes restricting input/output traffic to the first input/output component by filtering input/output activities to the information handling system:
if a second assertion is detected subsequent to the first assertion, then comparing a second policy with the first policy to determine whether the second policy is more restrictive than the first policy, wherein the second policy is associated with the second assertion; and
saving, by the service processor, the modified first configuration setting associated with the first input/output component in response to determining that the first policy is more restrictive.