Where is MetaDefender Core's temp directory located?

You can locate the temp directory on the Management Console by following these steps:

  1. Access the Management Console by going to http://localhost:8008/management.

  2. Click the Configuration tab.

  3. On the left navigation panel, select Scan Configuration.

  4. The screen displays the Primary Temp Directory, where you can view and/or change the location of the temp directory.

You can also locate the temp directory using the command line:

  1. Press the Start button, type cmd, and click Enter*. The command prompt appears.
    Note: For operating systems other than Windows 7, click Run to open the command prompt.

  2. Enter cd, then the file path of the MetaDefender Core installation folder, and click Enter.

  3. Enter omscmdlineutil.exe getinfo and click Enter.

  4. The readout has the location of the temp directory (in most cases it will be C:\Windows\TEMP, which is the non-RamDrive default).

This article pertains to MetaDefender Core v3
This article was last updated on 2019-11-22