Re: [Networker] Any one using Kaspersky antivirus with Networker (server)?

2012-10-02 11:12:29
Subject: Re: [Networker] Any one using Kaspersky antivirus with Networker (server)?
From: Bill Wilkie <billwilkie AT HOTMAIL DOT COM>
Date: Tue, 2 Oct 2012 15:12:11 +0000
Michael: Perhaps what you are seeing is contention at the disk level when 
trying to create the clones. Bill
 > Date: Tue, 2 Oct 2012 09:52:52 -0400
> From: Michael.Leone AT PHA.PHILA DOT GOV
> Subject: [Networker] Any one using Kaspersky antivirus with Networker 
> (server)?
> Anyone using Networker (server) for Windows, with Kaspersky antivirus? I'm 
> having a heck of time with performance issues since installing KAV on my 
> Networker 7.6.2 server for Windows.  Specifically, with cloning speeds, 
> more than anything. And before I post on the KAV forums, I'd thought I'd 
> ask here first, since I know everyone here runs Networker, and it may not 
> be quite as pervasive on the general KAV forums. :-)
> The speed writing the clones to disk (AFTD) seems acceptable, when looking 
> at the start and stop times on the group completion reports. But cloning 
> from there to tape is a *lot* slower than it was, before the KAV install. 
> When only writing one clone, I am getting decent speeds - 50-60 MB (I have 
> fiber connected LTO-4 drives in my library). But if there are 2 clones 
> trying to write, I'm lucky to get 20MB, whereas before I know I was 
> pushing 40-50MB to 3 drives at once. 
> Now, a cloning to tape means that the data is coming from the AFTD device 
> (which is defined as one of the drives on the client), to the server, then 
> out to the tape drives. Do I have that data path correct? I'm not sure how 
> to make that an exclusion, since the OS never sees that as a drive 
> mapping, only the NW application (presuming that making an exclusion like 
> that is what I want to do ...)
> I've tried a lot of exclusions, etc, but I need more. Anyone have any 
> experience with KAV v8.1.0.831 and Networker (v7.6.x, specifically)? KAV 8 
> is different, in that it has a firewall component as well, but it's not 
> blocking the NW ports (else it wouldn't work at all ...).
> Thanks
> -- 
> Michael Leone
> Network Administrator, ISM
> Philadelphia Housing Authority
> 2500 Jackson St
> Philadelphia, PA 19145
> Tel:  215-684-4180
> Cell: 215-252-0143
> <mailto:michael.leone AT pha.phila DOT gov>
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