[OpenAFS] Symantec AntiVirus 9 problems

Christopher D. Clausen cclausen@acm.org
Thu, 30 Sep 2004 10:44:22 -0500

I had some issues with McAfee Enterprise scanning the AFSCache file. 
Once I added the cache file to the exclusions list the problems went 

Christopher D. Clausen

Jeffrey Altman wrote:
> Sounds like SMB shares are being virus scanned
> Joe Buehler wrote:
>> We recently upgraded to version 9 of Symantec's AntiVirus
>> and now some (not all!) users are unable to use the Cygwin X server
>> via the Windows AFS client.
>> On the 2 machines I have looked at, the afsd_service.exe process
>> and "System" start chewing up all available CPU time and things
>> run very slooooooooowly.
>> We tried turning off the anti-virus on one of the affected machines
>> (XP and 1.3.71 I think) and the problem went away.
>> Anyone know anything about this?