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Policy Exception

I currently have the ENS Access Protection rule "Creating new executable files in the program files folder" set to report while I track down a few issues in my network. This is flooding in threat events as would be expected. I've tried adding exclusions to reduce the number of events but my exclusions do not seem to be working.
I have "C:\PROGRAM FILES (X86)\application dir\*\*.*" and "C:\PROGRAM FILES (X86)\application dir\*" in the exclusion list for access protection and excluded under the rule.
but I still get threat event showing C:\PROGRAM FILES (X86)\application dir\\bin\version\random dll file
What would the correct format be to exclude all files under a particular folder?




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Re: Policy Exception

@countrybound Access Protection is a process monitoring feature and as such only processes (.exe) can be excluded from the rules. Please test changing your exclusion to C:\PROGRAM FILES (X86)\application dir\*\*.exe 

If that still does not meet your needs, then please set exclusions for the processes specifically.


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