Scan exclusions for Oracle database servers running Symantec Endpoint Protection

Article:TECH134383  |  Created: 2010-01-28  |  Updated: 2015-02-18  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH134383
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Technical Solution


Issue



You want to know what scan exclusions can be applied to an Oracle database server running Symantec Endpoint Protection.


Solution



Exclusions could be set for the following extensions:

  • .dbf - database file
  • .log - Online Redo Log
  • .rdo - Online Redo Log
  • .arc - Archive log
  • .ctl - Control files


Contact Oracle for a full list of files and extensions that should be excluded from scans.

Note:  Wildcard variables such as * and ? are not supported by Symantec Antivirus or Endpoint Protection

IMPORTANT : Symantec does not advise excluding entire directories (such as the Oracle database directory and subdirectories) from scanning as this poses a potential high security risk. Additionally you should not exclude any temp files or folders as these can be a target for security risks.

 



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2010062815525848


Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH134383


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