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System lockdown exclusion

Created: 10 Jul 2013 • Updated: 12 Jul 2013 | 3 comments
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Hi All,

I'm currently testing system lockdown feature. I just want to if is it possible to make any file/folder based exclusions while using system lockdown?

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pete_4u2002's picture

its for application and not for files or folders

check these links on system lockdown

Configuring system lockdown

Running system lockdown in test mode

Enabling system lockdown to block unapproved applications

ᗺrian's picture

Yes, there is a great explanation of this on this post by Elisha (Symantec employee):

Please read thru the full thread as it will help you fully understand how it works for exclusions.

Please click the "Mark as solution" link at bottom left on the post that best answers your question. This will benefit admins looking for a solution to the same problem.

Mithun Sanghavi's picture


Check the following Articles:

How to configure System Lockdown in Symantec Endpoint Protection

Managing file fingerprint lists

Configuring system lockdown

Importing or merging file fingerprint lists in Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager

How to configure System Lockdown to allow Microsoft Security Updates

Enabling system lockdown to run in whitelist mode

Also, check this Article:

Hope that helps!!

Mithun Sanghavi
Associate Security Architect


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