Examples of Trusted zone exclusion masks in Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Windows
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Kaspersky Endpoint Security 10 for Windows (for workstations and file servers)


Examples of Trusted zone exclusion masks in Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Windows

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2018 Jul 05 ID: 8244
This article concerns all versions of Kaspersky Endpoint Security 10 for Windows.

An exclusion is a combination of conditions set in Trusted zone that allows Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Windows skip a particular object during an antivirus scan.

You can exclude the following objects:

  • Files with a specific extension
  • Files matching a particular mask
  • A particular area (for example, a folder or a program)
  • Application processes
  • Objects from Kaspersky Lab Virus Encyclopedia classification

This article offers the examples of the following types of exclusions:

  • File extension-based mask
  • File name-based mask
  • Folder name-based mask

Masks can contain any characters, including special characters, that are allowed for file names:

  • * — stands for zero or more characters
  • ? — stands for one character

File name and extension must be separated with a dot.


Name and extension based masks (not containing file paths)


Masks containing absolute file paths (according to extension, name, area)


Folder name-based file path masks

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