tomcat-users mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From Christopher Schultz <ch...@christopherschultz.net>
Subject Re: [somewhat OT] Apache Tomcat7 service start randomly after the installation of McAfee antivirus.
Date Thu, 03 Jul 2014 15:08:23 GMT
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
Hash: SHA256

André,

On 7/2/14, 3:33 AM, André Warnier wrote:
> Blachon, Philippe wrote:
>> Good morning,
>> 
>> We have 4 identical servers with a scheduled task running every
>> night on each of them. This task Stop Tomcat -> Update some data
>> -> Start Tomcat. This worked fine for months. We have installed a
>> new antivirus McAfee 3 weeks ago. Now the Tomcat7 service starts
>> randomly. At least 1 of the 4 server needs a manual start of the
>> Tomcat7 service every morning.
>> 
>> Do you know if there is specifics problems between Tomcat and Mc
>> Afee ? We have already tried to exclude Tomcat.exe from McAfee
>> scanning. Is there other thing we could exclude without
>> compromising the security ?
>> 
>> Configuration: Windows server 2008 R2 Standard - SP1 Apache
>> Tomcat 7.0.29 Server McAffee Agent 4.8.0.1500 Mcafee VirusScan
>> Enterprise 8.8.04001
>> 
>> Thanks, have a nice day, Philippe Blachon.
>> 
> 
> Not a direct answer to your question, but maybe a bit of lateral
> and logical thinking here :
> 
> Why would one run a virus scanner permanently on a Tomcat server ? 
> And why run it on most of the disk space, as opposed to just the
> few directories where some client /might/ upload external files ? 
> Do the applications even allow clients to put files on that server
> ?

As someone who has to meet certain government-mandated regulations, I
can commiserate with the OP: sometimes you have to do stupid crap just
so somebody doesn't say "why aren't you following industry-standard
guidelines?"

The good news is that "use anti-virus and anti-malware" can be
interpreted in ... liberal ways.

- -chris
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE-----
Version: GnuPG v1
Comment: GPGTools - http://gpgtools.org
Comment: Using GnuPG with Thunderbird - http://www.enigmail.net/
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=nGv9
-----END PGP SIGNATURE-----

---------------------------------------------------------------------
To unsubscribe, e-mail: users-unsubscribe@tomcat.apache.org
For additional commands, e-mail: users-help@tomcat.apache.org


Mime
View raw message