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northomsk Newcomer 36 posts since
Mar 19, 2012
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Feb 21, 2013 6:07 AM

Citrix Provisioning Services, Exclusions

Hi all

 

Wondering if theres any other exclusions needed for Citrix Provisioning Services than mentioned here

http://support.citrix.com/article/CTX124185

 

Citrix Provisioning Services  installed on a W2008 R2

 

Searched the kc.mcafee.com and other sources but above link was all i found

If anybody out there are aware of any other exclusions needed please let me know

 

Thanks in advance

  • Don_Martin Apprentice 104 posts since
    Nov 11, 2010
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    1. Feb 22, 2013 5:00 AM (in response to northomsk)
    Re: Citrix Provisioning Services, Exclusions

    Hello,

     

    please keep this sentence in mind "Following is a list of symptoms consistent with an Antivirus client that must be tuned". If there is no need due to a none existenst performance impact don't exclude these processes except you are experiencing severe problems since VSE has been installed.

    "Pro active" tuning in this manner is like opening security holes for malware and people who know for what and where they have to look for. Please keep this in mind.

     

    Back to your question: Nope, for me I don´t know ANY needed exclusion. Regardless what every Developer want me to do regarding exclusions (Microsoft, McAfee, Oracle...endless list...) I only exclude processes when the need for it is verified and the security is not in danger. At least take care of a full scan on these machines when they are not in common use.

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