Antivirus software on DigitalSentry hardware


Antivirus software on DigitalSentry hardware.

Product Line

Pelco Video Management


  • Digital Sentry hardware
  • Master Control / DVXi
  • Antivirus Software


Instruction on how-to install Antivirus software on the Digital Sentry hardware


During installation

Firewalls prevent proper TCP/IP communication, so do not install any firewall software. Make sure you select the “Custom” installation (instead of the default” Typical” installation) so that you can delete the firewall from the installation. When prompted, deselect the firewall and proceed with the installation.
  • Do not select the option to run a scan automatically after installation.

After installation
You must configure the antivirus software to ignore the following file types:

  • MDB
  • MDF
  • LDF
  • XPI
  • XPV
  • XPA


Exclude scanning on the following services if your software allows it (DS 7.0 software and above):

    • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL10_50.DS_MSSQLSERVER\MSSQL\Binn\sqlservr.exe
  • DigitalSENTRY VideoServer Service
    • C:\DigitalSentry\DSVideoServer.exe
  • DigitalSENTRY Storage Service
    • C:\DigitalSentry\DSStorageService.exe