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Deploying windows defender exclusions

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Group PolicyAnti-Virus AppsWindows 10Security
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If you DON'T administer windows defender exclusion lists, then please DON'T answer, thank you!

I found defender to mistakenly detect a command line as virus. The command
C:\Windows\System32\vssadmin.exe delete shadows /all /quiet

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gets detected as Trojan:Win32/ShadowCopyDelQuiet.A

So I'd like to create an exception. If I exclude
C:\Windows\System32\vssadmin.exe as path, it still gets detected.
If I exclude it as process, it still gets detected.
So whatever MS is thinking by detecting this, they don't let me deploy a rule to stop their scanner (up2date) detecting it! Logs get flooded and users get anxious.

So right now I am removing that command from my script.
I never had problems adding a path or process before, so I am clueless what to do about it.
Here's the log entry:
Affected items:
CmdLine: C:\Windows\System32\vssadmin.exe delete shadows /all /quiet
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