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Exclude Windows Update from Ndepth search

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Created by Randall Harwood, last modified by MindTouch on Jun 23, 2016

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Overview

This article describes how to exclude Windows Update from Ndepth search.

Environment

All LEM versions

Steps

A few things to try to exclude windows updates from this rule.

  1. Find an event in LEM that is triggered by the Windows Update.
  2. Look for anything unique that can be used in the rule to negate this behavior.
    For example, in eventinfo you might see something that says Microsoft Windows Update.  EventInfo: Microsoft Windows Update.
  3. You can use this in the rule by adding something like the below inside the rule:
    SoftwareInstall.EventInfo (Does not Equal - Equal sign with a line through it) *Microsoft Windows Update*
  4. This will exclude anything that had that in the event info for this rule.

 

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