Examples of Trusted zone exclusion masks in Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Windows Workstations

 

 

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Examples of Trusted zone exclusion masks in Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Windows Workstations

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An exclusion rule is a combination of conditions set in Trusted zone that lets Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Windows skip a particular object during an antivirus scan.

The following objects can be excluded:

  • Files with a particular extension
  • Files matching a particular mask
  • A particular area (for example, a folder or a program)
  • Application processes
  • Objects from Kaspersky Lab Virus Encyclopedia classification

You can create the following types of exclusions:

  • File extension-based mask
  • File name-based mask
  • Folder name-based mask

Masks can contain any symbols (including special characters) allowed for file names:

* - stands for zero or more symbols
? - stands for any single symbol

File name and extension must be separated with a dot.

 
 
 
 
 

1. Masks not containing file paths (name- or extension-based masks)

 
 
 
 
 

2. Masks containing absolute file paths (file extension, file name, or area name-based masks)

 
 
 
 
 

3. File path masks (folder name-based)

 
 
 
 
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