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Anti-virus exclusions clarification

Hello,

In MS kb article http://support.microsoft.com/kb/822158 it says:

"•      Turn off scanning of files in the FRS Preinstall folder that is in the following location:
Replica_root\DO_NOT_REMOVE_NtFrs_PreInstall_Directory
The Preinstall folder is always open when FRS is running. "

Does anyone know where this file is located in Windows 2008 Server?  I cannot seem to find it.

It also says:

"The same resources that are excluded for a SYSVOL replica set must also be excluded when FRS or DFSR is used to replicate shares that are mapped to the DFS root and link targets on Windows Server 2008 R2-based, Windows Server 2008-based, Windows Server 2003-based, or Windows 2000-based member computers or domain controllers. "

It doesn't say where these will be.  Any ideas?  I have Sophos endpoint security 10.3 that I want to install, but the KB article has a lot of exclusions I have to input and is for multiple versions of Server 200x.
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Will SzymkowskiSenior Solution ArchitectCommented:
This is a hidden folder. It location is below...

Show Hidden Folders
- Open Windows Explorer
- Press the Alt button
- Click Tools, Folder Options
- Click the View Tab
- Show hidden files and folders is checked
*Make sure that the following entries are unchecked...
- Hide Extensions for known file types
- Hide Protected Operating system files

Path Location below
\\computername\c$\sysvol\sysvol\domain.com\

Will.
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soadminAuthor Commented:
Hello,

Is this for the "Replica_root\DO_NOT_REMOVE_NtFrs_PreInstall_Directory" ?  Or the DFS Location?

sysvol\somain\ contents
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Will SzymkowskiSenior Solution ArchitectCommented:
That is correct. I am assuing you are using 2008 domain. You can exclude this folder. Typically you would exclude the entire sysvol folder.

Will.
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soadminAuthor Commented:
So will excluding this folder take care of both my questions?  I'm still unsure of what question your comment answers.  I just want to make sure the dfsr replication between my two servers is not messed up from AV scans.
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soadminAuthor Commented:
Yes, 2008 domain.
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Will SzymkowskiSenior Solution ArchitectCommented:
If you exclude the entire sysvol folder will answer both questions.

Will.
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