What scan exclusions should be applied to all Windows clustered server nodes?
|Article:TECH105581|||||Created: 2008-01-08|||||Updated: 2013-05-28|||||Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH105581|
You have Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP) installed on your Windows Clustered servers and you need to know what files or folders should be excluded as a best practice.
Follow the guidelines laid out by Microsoft for exclusions to clustered servers. At minimum, ensure that you exclude these locations from virus scanning:
- Q:\ (Quorum drive)
If you are also running Microsoft SQL Server, you should refer to the additional recommendations as outlined by Microsoft.
For detailed information, please consult the following Microsoft knowledge base articles:
- Antivirus software that is not cluster-aware may cause problems with Cluster Services
- How to choose antivirus software to run on computers that are running SQL Server
- Recommended file and folder exclusions for Microsoft Forefront Client Security, Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 or Microsoft System Center 2012 Endpoint Protection
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