cancel
Showing results for 
Show  only  | Search instead for 
Did you mean: 

Formatting a skiplist rule for Firefox

I would like to get some input on how to format a skiplist rule for Firefox. Here is the specific action that is being blocked

McAfee Solidifier prevented an attempt to modify file 'C:\Users\Bob\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\3kmkn4e1.default\prefs.js' by process/script C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe 

I'm thinking skiplist -d would work. How do I convert this into a "relative path"? Are asterisks(*) allowed?

  • \Users\Bob\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\3kmkn4e1.default 
  • \Users\*\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\*.default
1 Reply
McAfee Employee
McAfee Employee
Report Inappropriate Content
Message 2 of 2

Re: Formatting a skiplist rule for Firefox

Hi Gatorspoli

Thanks for reaching out to community.

This skiplist add -d is for write protection operation. 

Skip path components from write protection to remove write protection applied to all files in that path. Also, write denied event is not observed for such paths.

User mode paths and paths with volume name do not work with this command. Text added with this command is treated as complete component. For example, text can start with a forward slash (/) and end with a backward slash (\), dot (.), or null character.

Was my reply helpful?

If this information was helpful in any way or answered your question, will you please select Accept as Solution in my reply and together we can help other members?

You Deserve an Award
Don't forget, when your helpful posts earn a kudos or get accepted as a solution you can unlock perks and badges. Those aren't the only badges, either. How many can you collect? Click here to learn more.

Community Help Hub

    New to the forums or need help finding your way around the forums? There's a whole hub of community resources to help you.

  • Find Forum FAQs
  • Learn How to Earn Badges
  • Ask for Help
Go to Community Help

Join the Community

    Thousands of customers use the McAfee Community for peer-to-peer and expert product support. Enjoy these benefits with a free membership:

  • Get helpful solutions from McAfee experts.
  • Stay connected to product conversations that matter to you.
  • Participate in product groups led by McAfee employees.
Join the Community
Join the Community