When running DSim Cloud CLI (mdc) from the terminal, you may run into an ApplicationFailedException in Windows Powershell.
Program 'mdc.exe' failed to run: Operation did not complete successfully because the file
contains a virus or potentially unwanted softwareAt
If you run into this issue, you will need to add mdc.exe to the Windows Security Exclusion list.
mdc.exe can be found in C:\Users\<username>\AppData\Local\metrics-ca\mdc.exe
Here's an article that explains how to add exclusions to Windows Security.