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Linuxxo
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File exclusions and McAfee Profiler

Hi,

I have excluded some file types from OAS as low risk processes, for example all .etl files. However, every time I run the McAfee Profiler, the same file is being reported with a fairly high read/write count. Is the Profiler supposed to take into account files exclusions? Or, is there a way to verify that the OAS is actually excluding the file? Not just from the policy applied to the system, but a way to verify that OAS is not scanning the file.

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Pravas
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Re: File exclusions and McAfee Profiler

Hi @Linuxxo ,

Low Risk process can be added to exclude scanning of any files that are accessed by the process.

Please read more about Low Risk process exclusions in the links below.

https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=KB66036

https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=KB67544

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