Data Control Folder Exclusions

Applies To: WatchGuard Data Control

This feature is only available to participants in the WatchGuard Endpoint Security Beta program.

To create folder exclusions for Data Control searches, indexes, and reports, you can use the * and ? symbols. To perform a single-character wildcard search, use the ? symbol in place of the single character you want to replace. To perform a multiple-character wildcard search, use the * symbol to look for zero or more characters.

You can use the * wildcard and ? symbol with these system variables:

Variable Windows XP Windows Vista and Later
%ALLUSERSPROFILE% (%PROGRAMDATA%) C:\Documents and Settings\All Users C:\ProgramData
%APPDATA% C:\Documents and Settings\{username}\Program Data C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming
%COMPUTERNAME% {computername} {computername}
%COMMONPROGRAMFILES% C:\Program Files\Common Files C:\Program Files\Common Files
%COMMONPROGRAMFILES(X86)% C:\Program Files(X86)\Common Files C:\Program Files(X86)\Common Files
%COMSPEC% C:\Windows\System32\cmd.exe C:\Windows\System32\cmd.exe
%HOMEPATH% C:\Documents and Settings\{username} \Users\{username}
%LOCALAPPDATA% Not available if it is an explicit declaration. \Users\{username}\Application Data\Local
%LOGONSERVER% \\{domain_logon_server} \{domain_logon_server}
%PATH% C:\Windows\system32, C:\Windows, C:\Windows\System32\Wbem C:\Windows\system32, C:\Windows, C:\Windows\System32\Wbem
%PATHEXT% .COM, .EXE, .BAT, .CMD, .VBS, .VBE, .JS, .WSF, .WSH .com, .exe, .bat, .cmd, .vbs, .vbe, .je, .jse, .wsf, .wsh, .msc
%PROGRAMFILES% C:\Program Files\ C:\Program Files\
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)% C:\Program Files (X86) (only for 64-bit versions) C:\Program Files (X86) (only for 64-bit versions)