Add or Edit detection exclusions

Manually define detection exclusions

1.Click Setup > Detection engine.

2.Click Edit next to Detection exclusions, click Add.

3.Define the exclusion criteria:

Path – Detection exclusion for a specified path (or any if left empty)

Detection name – A detected object will be excluded if it matches the defined detection name. If the file is later infected with other malware, its detection name will change; thus, it will be detected as infiltration, and proper action will be taken against it. If Path is defined, only files located at that path and matching the Detection name will be excluded from detection. To add such detections to the exclusion list, use the detection exclusion wizard. Alternatively, navigate to Quarantine, click a quarantined file, and select Restore and exclude. This option is displayed only for items the detection engine evaluated as eligible for exclusion.

Hash – Excludes a file based on a specified hash (SHA1), regardless of the file type, location, name, or extension

4.Click OK and then click Save.

5.In the Setup screen, click Save.

Use the detection exclusion wizard

1.Select a detection and select Create exclusion.

2.Select the appropriate exclusion criteria:

Exact file – Exclude a file by SHA-1 hash

Detection – Exclude a file by detection name

Path + Detection – Exclude a file matching the path and detection name

3.Enter a comment if applicable. It displays in the list of detection exclusions at Setup > Detection engine > click Edit next to Detection exclusions.

4.Click Create exclusion.

Edit or remove a detection exclusion

1.Click Setup > Detection engine.

2.Click Edit next to Detection exclusions.

3.Select an exclusion, click Edit or Remove.

4.Save your changes.

Export/import detection exclusions

To share the configured detection exclusions with another instance of ESET File Security 8 for Linux that is not managed remotely, export the configuration:

1.Click Setup > Detection engine.

2.Click Edit next to Detection exclusions, click Export.

3.Click the download icon download next to Download exported data.

4.If the browser prompts to open or save the file, select Save.

 

To import the exported detection exclusions file:

1.Click Setup > Detection engine.

2.Click Edit next to Detection exclusions, click Import.

3.Click the browse icon browse_the_file_system to browse for the exported file, click Open.

4.Click Import > OK > Save.

5.In the Setup screen, click Save.