When setting up the viruschecker.conf file for CAVA, you can exclude certain file extensions using wildcards such as *.zip.
Does anyone know if you can exclude directory names? Can I exclude specific directories? I assume if I put a specific directory name into the excl field, it will exclude any directories with that name. i.e.
Will this skip any directory named "windows"?
Is there anyway to exclude a specific directory? i.e.
I'm going to try it this weekend and see if it works, but if anyone can give me any guidance before then, it would be appreciated.
You might be able to use the exclusion within the AV client on the CAVA servers themselves. McAfee has the ability to exclude a local path (such as C:\WINDOWS), but not a network path (\\CHECK\WINDOWS). Old versions of Trend would support excluding any path with a wildcard, but that version has long since gone away. Other AV clients might support this - check your installed AV package for that option.