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DLP - How to prevent the ODB$ folder being created again?

Hi Team,

Anyone can help me here to understand why we need ODB$ folder, I know this "For file systems that do not support EA or ADS, McAfee DLP Endpoint software stores signature information as a metafile on the disk. The metafiles are stored in a hidden folder named ODB$, which the McAfee DLP Endpoint client software creates automatically". 

is there any way to stop creating ODB$ folder ???


Tushar Kotwal


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Re: DLP - How to prevent the ODB$ folder being created again?

Hello and thank you for posting here.

Have you tested with disabling the "Hidden Folder (ODB$)" setting? This is in the Windows Client Configuration Policy under Content Tracking > Content Fingerprinting. I've attached a screenshot of the location as well.

Re: DLP - How to prevent the ODB$ folder being created again?

Hi Corey-DLP,

Thanks for your suggestion and let me try it and get back to you. take care and be safe..!!!

Tushar Kotwal
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