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Command Line Scanning || Location of Temporary files

Hi All, 

 

As find from the release note of VSCL

Anyone know where does the location of temporary folder? Same as the installation path?

 

Disk space and Memory requirements:

- At least an additional 512 MB of free hard disk
space reserved for temporary files

 

Regards

Tony Lo

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Re: Command Line Scanning || Location of Temporary files

Hi All,

 

Similar question, we have a scan option on scanning zip file

Where is the temp folder for scanning those zip file?

What happen if the directory is full?

 

Regards

Tony lo

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Re: Command Line Scanning || Location of Temporary files


@tonysssbear wrote:

Hi All, 

As find from the release note of VSCL

Anyone know where does the location of temporary folder? Same as the installation path?

Regards

Tony Lo


Hi Tony,

Since no one has responded thus far, here goes.

I believe it is the system defined Temp folder (first found in this order):

  1. The path specified by the TMP environment variable.
  2. The path specified by the TEMP environment variable.
  3. The path specified by the USERPROFILE environment variable.
  4. The Windows directory.

So, when opening cmd.exe, set the TMP variable to a writable directory.

If the directory is 'full' or not write enabled, the archive will not expand, and no files will be tested by VSCL.

It is possible that VSE's OAS, if running, may scan the file and act on what is found, before or during VSCL scanning.

Hope this helps.

Thanks,

Ron Metzger

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