DefinitionUpdateFileSharesSources configures UNC file share sources for downloading definition updates for Windows® Defender. Sources will be contacted in the order specified by FallbackOrder. Windows Defender is an application that can prevent, remove, and quarantine malware (malicious software) and spyware.



Specifies <paths> for definition updates for Windows Defender. <Paths> is a string that should be entered as multiple UNC paths for definition update sources separated by the pipe character, |. For example: {\\unc1 | \\unc2}.

The default value for <paths> is NULL.

Valid Configuration Passes




Parent Hierarchy

Security-Malware-Windows-Defender | DefinitionUpdateFileSharesSources

Applies To

For Windows Server® 2012, Windows Server® 2008 R2 and Windows Server® 2008, Windows Defender is installed with the Desktop Experience Pack.

For a full list of the Windows editions and architectures that this component supports, see Security-Malware-Windows-Defender.

XML Example

The following XML output shows how to specify the path for the Windows Defender update definition to be at \\server\fileshare.

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