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Configuring exclusions in Worry-Free Business Security (WFBS) File, Folder, and File Type Scanning

    • Updated:
    • 7 Jan 2016
    • Product/Version:
    • Worry-Free Business Security Standard/Advanced 7.0
    • Worry-Free Business Security Standard/Advanced 8.0
    • Platform:
    • Windows 2003 Enterprise Server
    • Windows 2003 Standard Server Edition
    • Windows 2008 Standard Server Edition
    • Windows Vista 32-bit
    • Windows XP Home
Summary

You can configure WFBS to exclude folders, files, and file types from the Real-time, Manual, and Scheduled scans. This is especially useful if you want to save on scan time or on computing resource.

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To configure scan exclusions:

  1. Log in to the WFBS console, then click Security Settings.
  2. On the client tree, select the group that you want to configure, then click Configure.
  3. Click Antivirus/Anti-spyware on the side menu.
  4. On the Target tab, click the [+] button beside Exclusions.

    Console target tab

  5. Select the Enable Exclusions checkbox.
  6. Make sure the checkbox for Do not scan directories where Trend Micro products are installed is enabled.

    Do not scan directories where Trend Micro products are installed

  7. To exclude specific folders or directories, under "Do not scan the following directories", type the directory path (e.g. C:\temp), and then click Add. Note: All subdirectories inside the directory you specify will also be excluded from scanning.

    Exclude specific folders or directories

  8. To exclude a specific file, under "Do not scan the following files", type its path and filename (e.g. C:\temp\temp.log), then click Add.

    Exclude a specific file

  9. To exclude a specific file type, under "Do not scan files with the following extensions", select the file type from the list, then click Add.

    If the file type is not in the list, you can type the extension, then click Add. For example, if you want to exclude the DBF extension:

    Exclude a specific file type

  10. Click Save.
  1. Log in to the WFBS console then click Scans > Manual Scan or Scheduled Scan.
  2. Click the name of the group you want to configure to open the scan settings page.
  3. On the Target tab, click the [+] button beside Exclusions.
  4. Select the Enable Exclusions checkbox.
  5. Make sure the checkbox for Do not scan directories where Trend Micro products are installed is enabled.

    Do not scan directories where Trend Micro products are installed

  6. To exclude specific folders or directories, under "Do not scan the following directories", type the directory path (e.g. C:\temp), and then click AddNote: All subdirectories inside the directory you specify will also be excluded from scanning.

    Exclude specific folders or directories

  7. To exclude a specific file, under "Do not scan the following files", type its path and filename (e.g. C:\temp\temp.log), then click Add.

    Exclude a specific file

  8. To exclude a specific file type, under "Do not scan files with the following extensions", select the file type from the list, then click Add.

    If the file type is not in the list, you can type the extension, then click Add. For example, if you want to exclude the DBF extension:

    Exclude a specific file type

  9. Click Save.

If you need technical assistance, contact Trend Micro Technical Support.

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