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Excluding process from Real-Time scanning

Important: Wildcard is not supported in process exclusion.

To exclude a process from real-time scanning:

  1. Via Policy Manager
    1. Go to Settings.
    2. Switch to Advanced view.
    3. Navigate to F-Secure Anti-Virus > Settings > Settings for Real-Time Protection > Scanning Options > File Scanning > Inclusions and Exclusions.
    4. Click Excluded Process Enabled, and select Enabled from the drop-down menu.
    5. On the Inclusions and Exclusions node, click Excluded Process.
    6. Add newline separated list of processes that are to be excluded from real-time scanning, using the full file path of the process (e.g: c:\program files\application\app1.exe). It is possible to use system environment variables in process exclusion paths (e.g: %ProgramFiles%\Application\app1.exe)
    7. Click Distribute policies (Ctrl+D).
  2. Via PSB Portal (PSB Workstation Security and PSB Email & Server Security)
    1. Log in to your PSB Portal.
    2. Go Profiles > Workstation and server.
    3. Select the profile you want to apply the exclusion to.
    4. Select Scanning exclusions.
    5. Locate the Exclude processes from real-time scanning option, click on the slider to the on position.
    6. Add newline separated list of processes that are to be excluded from real-time scanning, using the full file path of the process (e.g: c:\program files\application\app1.exe). It is possible to use system environment variables in process exclusion paths (e.g: %ProgramFiles%\Application\app1.exe)
    7. Click Save and Publish.
  3. Via PSB Portal (PSB Computer Protection)
    1. Log in to your PSB Portal.
    2. Go Profiles > Computer Protection.
    3. Select the profile that you want to apply the exclusion to.
    4. Select Real-time scanning.
    5. Locate the Exclude processes option, and click the slider to the on position.
    6. Click Add exclusion.
    7. Add newline separated list of processes that are to be excluded from real-time scanning, using the full file path of the process (e.g: c:\program files\application\app1.exe). It is possible to use system environment variables in process exclusion paths (e.g: %ProgramFiles%\Application\app1.exe)
    8. Click Publish.

Tip: If a process is executed from the network share, add the exclusion using the following syntax: \Device\Mup\<server>\<share>\<path>\app1.exe