EDR: How does Fileless_Scriptloads Impact Retention?
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EDR: How does Fileless_Scriptloads Impact Retention?


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Carbon Black EDR (formerly Cb Response)


How does fileless_scriptloads collection impact retention?


  • EDR Server: 7.6+


It depends on the frequency of usage of PowerShell within the organization, it might have a slight impact, but we have no way to provide exact numbers.

Additional Information

  • The fileless scriptload event leverages the Anti-Malware Scanning Interface (AMSI) support that is available in Windows 10 RS2+ and Windows 2016.
  • The fileless_scriptload event represents each occasion whe the sensor detected AMSI-decoded script content that was executed by any process.
  • Only the fileless script content that was not stored in a file on the file system when the context was executed is sent to the EDR server.
  • The fileless_scriptload data is a new event type stored and indexed in Solr.