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Prevent Windows Search from scanning CbFs device

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Posted: 06/27/2012 10:36:08
by Bernd Kammerberger (Standard support level)
Joined: 04/27/2012
Posts: 7


We'd like to exclude Windows Search (SearchProtocolHost.exe etc.) from scanning our virtual CbFs drive.

We tried different StorageType/StorageCharacteristics but none seemed to make a difference.

Any idea how to do that?
Posted: 06/27/2012 11:49:35
by Volodymyr Zinin (EldoS Corp.)

Perhaps the process restriction feature will help. For details see the documentation about CallbackFileSystem.ProcessRestrictionsEnabled property.
Posted: 06/27/2012 12:08:29
by Eugene Mayevski (EldoS Corp.)

Windows Search features are controlled somehow via GUI, and I assume there must be an API or registry setting for this either. You should look from that side. I don't think there's anything we can do from CBFS side.

Sincerely yours
Eugene Mayevski
Posted: 06/28/2012 02:41:22
by Bernd Kammerberger (Standard support level)
Joined: 04/27/2012
Posts: 7

OK, thanks, we'll look for an API call.



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