Ignored folder
  • 16 Mar 2023
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What is an ignored folder?

Files created in an ignored folder won't be anchored by the Anchor agent. 

Note: Anchor, by default, does not monitor specific folders. This is because if files in these folders are Anchored, there is high chance applications will not behave as expected.

How to add a folder as an ignored folder on the Admin dashboard

Step 1: Select Settings > Global Policies > Advanced Settings

Step 2: Add the folder as an unmonitored folder.

Add folder path under Filters > UnMonitored to add the folder as an ignored folder.

Note: We already added the below folders as default ignored folders.

 \Program Files (x86)\,\Program Files\,\ProgramData\,\Windows\ 

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