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Antivirus Exceptions (processes)




is there a list of PRTG services which should be excluded from antivirus scans? Unfortunately we are not able to exclude folders in our company, just processes.

I think those two are obvious: PRTG Server.exe PRTG Probe.exe

Are there any other processes to exclude? (SQL Sensor execution for example)

Thanks, Fabian!

antivirus processes prtg

Created on May 11, 2017 8:51:39 AM

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Hey Fabian,

Additionally to the obvious files, it would be useful to exclude all exe-files from C:\Program Files (x86)\PRTG Network Monitor\Sensor System as well, as they are needed to run the sensors.

If you run in trouble with these settings, I would recommend to exclude all exe-files from the entire C:\Program Files (x86)\PRTG Network Monitor\ folder.

Best regards,

Created on May 12, 2017 10:55:14 AM by  Sven Roggenhofer [Paessler Technical Support]

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