Question about UNC path

Discussion in 'ESET NOD32 Antivirus' started by Pieter_Arntz, Jun 22, 2009.

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  1. Pieter_Arntz

    Pieter_Arntz Spyware Veteran

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    Sorry if this question was asked before. I couldn't find the answer.

    I'm trying to exclude the files in one folder from realtime scanning.
    In the exclusions field I have added:

    F:\Foldername\*.*

    However F:\ is a networked shared folder with the UNC name \\Fileserver\DATA\
    Now when I look at the files that are being scanned I still see them being scanned as:
    \\Fileserver\DATA\Foldername\filename.ext

    In the tree to point out files and folders to add only the drive letters are listed, and manually adding
    \\Fileserver\DATA\Foldername\*.*
    didn't help either.

    What am I overlooking or doing wrong?
    Most of the files in this folder are databases and their indexes, which get accessed every few seconds, so it is a waste to have them scanned each time.
     
  2. Marcos

    Marcos Eset Staff Account

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    How did you verify that the files are actually being scanned? Try putting eicar.com to that folder if you want to check if it's actually scanned and detected.
     
  3. Pieter_Arntz

    Pieter_Arntz Spyware Veteran

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    Hi Marcos,

    When I look at Protection Status > Statistics > Scanned object
    I see the filenames appear on a regular basis.

    Thanks for looking into this. :)
     
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