Problems with BitDefender updtaes ?
steve.swaney at FSL.COM
Wed Mar 30 16:16:09 IST 2005
steve.swaney at fsl.com
> -----Original Message-----
> From: MailScanner mailing list [mailto:MAILSCANNER at JISCMAIL.AC.UK] On
> Behalf Of Denis Beauchemin
> Sent: Wednesday, March 30, 2005 9:31 AM
> To: MAILSCANNER at JISCMAIL.AC.UK
> Subject: Re: Problems with BitDefender updtaes ?
> Michael H. Martel wrote:
> > Hello!
> > Is anyone else seeing problesm with the BitDefender updates ? This
> > isn't a
> > MailScanner issue per se, since it happens with :
> > /opt/bdc/bdc --update
> > But it causes the cronjob (update_virus_scanners.cron) to hang and not
> > update other av scanners.
> Same problem here yesterday on one server (others were running OK). I
> noticed it when I didn't get McAfee updated on one server while the 3
> others did get updated.
> Looks like their site is sometimes quite slow...
I'm seeing the same thing on several systems. Their site is quite slow. I
just killed a lot of bdc processes and then ran the update manually. It took
a little over 10 minutes to finish.
> Didn't Julian put some timeout validation in recent versions of MS? I
> know it's not there in 4.34/4.35.
As you probably know by now, Julian just posted an update to the BitDefender
update script. I'm installing it but upping the timeout to 20 minutes based
on what I just saw.
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