The question (?) mark is used for single character replacement within filenames and folders. This wildcard character gives you a finer degree control over exclusions.
- Directory exclusions
You might need to exclude a series of sequentially named sub-folders without excluding the contents of the parent folder.
The best method for this exclusion would be to create the exclusion below:
This excludes any folders below the cache folder that match tmp? (In this example, tmp1, tmp2, tmp3 and tmp4).
- File extension exclusions
You can use the wildcard for any of the three characters, so the following would be valid:
While it is possible to use two ? wildcards as shown below, McAfee does not recommend this because the scope of the exclusion is too broad: