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Carbon Black Cloud: Where is the cfg.ini file located for Windows Sensor?

Carbon Black Cloud: Where is the cfg.ini file located for Windows Sensor?

Environment

  • Carbon Black Sensor: All Versions
  • Microsoft Windows: All Supported Versions

Question

Where is the cfg.ini file located?

Answer

  • In sensor version 3.6 and below, the cfg.ini is located in C:\Program Files\Confer
  • Starting in sensor version 3.7, the cfg.ini has been moved to %programdata%\CarbonBlack\DataFiles (typically C:\ProgramData\CarbonBlack\DataFiles\cfg.ini)

Additional Notes

  • There have been no changes made to the install or uninstall log locations in 3.7+ sensors
  • In addition to the recent change, the 3.7+ repcli capture has been updated to capture all relevant logs and datafiles from the correct log locations. 

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