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Application Control - Windows system-specific files not included in the whitelist

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Hi,

At page 14 of the McAfee Application Control 8.0.0 Product Guide - Section "How the Whitelisting works", the following text is included:

"When the whitelist is created for Windows, Application Control does not include system-specific files
that are protected by the operating system. For example, pagefile.sys and hiberfil.sys."

Where can I find the full list of these system-specific files which are not included in the whitelist? I did not find this information anywhere (datasheet, Knowledge Center, etc.)

Thanks in advance,

Alan.

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McAfee Employee chealey
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Hi @Alan1

I'm afraid no such list exists. The main two files which are excluded are - as already mentioned in the guide - pagefile.sys and hiberfil.sys.

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Hi @Alan1

I'm afraid no such list exists. The main two files which are excluded are - as already mentioned in the guide - pagefile.sys and hiberfil.sys.

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files which are being controlled by application control can be seen trough following command:

sadmin scripts list

 

files/folders being excluded in some form:

sadmin skiplist list

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