Tuesday, September 21, 2010

SharePoint 2010 Anitvirus Exclusions

I recently updated the local antivirus on my SharePoint 2010 server and noticed users were getting "access denied" errors when trying to upload documents. Turns out I had forgotten to update the folders my antivirus solution should ignore.

A quick search turned up this: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/952167

Basically go to the drive you installed SharePoint 2010 on (D: drive in my case) and exclude the following:

Drive:\Program Files\Microsoft Office Servers\14.0\Data
Drive:\Program Files\Microsoft Office Servers\14.0\Logs
Drive:\Program Files\Microsoft Office Servers\14.0\Bin

The above folders handle indexing for your farm.

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