How to add a Security Risk Exception on an unmanaged Symantec Endpoint Protection Client

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Article ID: 151600

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How to create centralized exception on an unmanaged client



How to create exceptions on an unmanaged client to prevent scans from quarantining/deleting specific files or applications

Resolution

To create a Security Risk Exception:
  1. Open the Client Interface
  2. In the sidebar click Change Settings.
  3. Beside "Centralized Exceptions", click Configure Settings.
  4. Click 'Add' and choose Security Risk Exception and then choose 'File' for a single file, or 'Folder' to exclude an entire directory.
  5. Browse to the file or directory you choose and click Add.
  6. Click OK.