So there is some amount of confusion on what exclusions are needed for various Microsoft products. This blog is not necessarily meant to be a definitive list, but is a compilation, a list, of KB articles that point to the various products and their individual guidance on AV exclusions.
A special shout-out to Aaron Ellison for compiling this list internally! Go team PFE!
(social wiki has a dynamic list that may be more updated here:
Enterprise Configuration Recommendations:
Windows / Active Directory:
IIS: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/821749 http://support.microsoft.com/kb/817442
SCOM / MOM:
Hope this helps with your configurations!
You can add DPM in as well :
Are there any antivirus exclusions for Microsoft Certificate Services, specifically on an Enterprise CA?
@Brian - Treat this like a DC in terms of exclusions I am told, as the Certificate Service is another ESE engine. Specifically you might want to exclude the transaction logs located at "C:\windows\system32\certlog" by default. Shout out to Sean Ivey for this tidbit by the way!
Anyone have any recommendations for Windows Storage Server 2008?
How about the Microsoft Dynamics line of Enterprise Software? I found a link for Dynamics CRM:
Anyone have any info for Dynamics AX? (AX 2009)
Great stuff Jeff!
Another one for Hyper-V / SCVMM:
Includes one entry not included in the existing Hyper-V article