|Forcepoint is not aware of a risk in excluding the files or folders that are mentioned in this section from your antivirus scans. However, it is possible that your system would be safer if you did not exclude them.
|When you scan these files, performance and operating system reliability problems may occur because of file locking.
|Do not exclude any files based on the filename extension. For example, do not exclude all files that have a .dit extension.
|NoteDuring installation of Forcepoint products, disable antivirus software altogether. After installation, be sure to re-enable antivirus software.
|Windows (Forcepoint management server):
|Windows (all others):
|NoteThis document lists the default installation folders. You can configure the software to install to other locations.The FP-Repository folder is usually located inside the installation folder.
|..\Websense\Websense Endpoint\proxyui.exe (Forcepoint Web Security Proxy Connect Endpoint UI process)
|..\Websense\Websense Endpoint\WEPDiag.exe (Diagnostics tool process.This process only runs on demand. It does not run continuously like the other processes.)
Disabling antivirus for Forcepoint Email SecurityIt is a best practice to exclude the installation folder (includes subfolders), by default:*:\Program Files\Websenseor*:\Program Files (x86)\WebsenseAlso exclude any Forcepoint DLP folders that apply (see Disabling antivirus for Forcepoint DLP above).Disabling antivirus for Forcepoint Security Appliance Manager (FSAM)It is a best practice to exclude the installation directory (includes subdirectories) from antivirus scans. By default this directory is:C:\Program Files (x86)\Forcepoint\SAM