TFS & Visual Studio ALM – by Neno Loje

(formerly Team System, VSTS)

Recommendations for Virus Scanning on TFS computers

August 3rd, 2009 · No Comments · Team Foundation Server, TFS 2008 SP1, TFS Installation and Configuration, VSTS

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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