Recommendations for Virus Scanning on TFS computers

AV software can slow down your Team Foundation Server installation Anti-virus software can badly impact the performance of your Team Foundation Server. Therefore make sure the following folders are excluded from scanning for viruses:

  • TFS Version Control Cache Folder
  • Team System Web Access Cache Folder
  • SQL database folders
  • SQL backup folders

Additionally Microsoft published virus scanning recommendations for:

(Thanks to Wes to pointing me at those three articles.)

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