Do DeepGuard exclusions accept Windows environment variables or wildcards when the exclusion is crea

Issue:

Do DeepGuard exclusions accept Windows environment variables or wildcards when the exclusion is created through F-Secure Policy Manager?

Resolution:

DeepGuard exclusions for F-Secure Client Security 13.11 do not support support wildcards or Windows environment variables. The full path and name of the file is required. A DeepGuard exclusion for F-Secure Client Security 13.11 can be created by following these steps:

  1. Log in to Policy Manager Console
  2. Highlight a host or policy domain from the domain tree
  3. Go to the the Settings tab and select Advanced View
  4. Navigate to F-Secure DeepGuard > Settings > Excluded applications
  5. Enter the full path of the application, for example: C:\Program Files\Application\app1.exe
  6. Distribute the policy
DeepGuard exclusions for F-Secure Client Security 14 and later support both wildcards and Windows environment variables. Follow these steps to create an exclusion using a wildcard:
  1. Log into Policy Manager Console
  2. Highlight a host or policy domain from the domain tree
  3. Go to the Settings tab and select Standard view
  4. Go to Real-time scanning 
  5. Scroll down and enable Do not scan the following files and applications 
  6. Click Add and select Folder path
  7. Enter the folder path, for example: *\examplefolder\subfolder\* and click OK
  8. Distribute the policy 

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