by Chris Turner
Some anti-virus programs may restrict some Vault operations and may also cause some performance issues. All Anti-Virus software is different and will need to be configured accordingly (contact your supplier), but typically you should do some checks to make sure it’s not giving you a headache and causing issues.
Each environment is different, but make sure that the anti-virus is not scanning the same files multiple times. Files may be scanned in the local client workspace, then again with all inbound / outbound network traffic, then the server itself may be scanning all inbound / outbound network traffic, then the server may also be scanning the Vault Filestore!
In general, making some tweaks to the anti-virus software, may just help you have a better vault experience.
On the Client
Create exclusions for specific applications to prevent them from any real-time scanning or firewall inclusion. This typically includes any of your CAD applications, like Inventor or AutoCAD and the Vault software. Such as: -
On the Server
In addition to the above exclusions for the client, the Vault Filestore itself could also be set as excluded.
This would include: -