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Folders to exclude from antivirus scanning in Cloud Workload Protection for Windows

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Article ID: 173744

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Products

Cloud Workload Protection

Issue/Introduction

How to exclude a folder from antivirus scanning in Cloud Workload Protection for Windows

Environment

Cloud Workload Protection 1.0

Resolution

In the antimalware policy, press the + button and specify the folder path that you want to exclude from the Anti-Malware scans. You may want to exclude the folders that contain archived or temporary files or are not often used. Optionally, you can include any subfolders in the scans.

Examples of folder exclusions:

\Applications\

\Applications\Users\

[environment_variable]\Application\