KB: Configuring antivirus exclusions in a System Center Service Manager environment

Antivirus exclusions need to be properly configured in a System Center Service Manager environment in order to avoid potential performance issues due to A/V scanning operations. To configure the exclusions for your Service Manager environment, you will need to configure the exclusions documented below.

For Service Manager database servers

For SQL Servers hosting the Service Manager related databases, configure the exclusion for the files with the following extensions:

• MDF
• NDF
• LDFThe files are often located in a folder like:

  • E:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL.1\MSSQL\Data
  • E:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL.1\MSSQL\Log
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For the most current version of this article please see the following:

2787044 – Configuring antivirus exclusions in a System Center Service Manager environment

J.C. Hornbeck | Knowledge Engineer | Management and Security Division

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