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Google Data File Stream

Hello Every one,

Do you have experience with Google Data File Stream and interaction with Endpoint Security Threat Prevention ?

An recommendation to configure policy and win performance ?

Thank.

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Re: Google Data File Stream

Hi @BenjaminLattes,

Thank you for your post. I do not find any known issues with Google Data File Stream & ENS.

Please explain if you're already using this setup and experiencing any issues with performance.

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Re: Google Data File Stream

DFS (Data File Stream) use a cache folder in "%LOCALAPPDATA%\Google\DriveFS\" and mount an Drive.

What append if we run an ODS with "Scan Locations: All local Drive"
- DFS drive is scanning ?
- DFS cache is scanning ?
- If DFS Drive is scanning by ODS :
|- Files is synchronize with Cloud ?
|- OAS Scan DFS cache access ?
|- If user has very big Google Drive Folder (GDrive Capacity > Computer capacity)
...

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Re: Google Data File Stream

Hi @BenjaminLattes ,

I guess the location will still be scanned.

The best way to confirm the behavior is by performing an Eicar Test. It can be used to test both On-Access as well as On-Demand Scan.

Please find the instructions in the link below.

https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=KB59742

Thanks

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