Named Pipes and AVs (anti virus) s/w

Jouni Malinen jkmaline at cc.hut.fi
Fri Oct 13 10:24:08 EDT 2006


On Fri, Oct 13, 2006 at 06:51:15AM -0700, George S. Lockwood wrote:
> Does anyone know how the namedpipes used in the Windows version of the
> supplicant can co-exist with AV s/w?

Why on earth would anti virus software do anything to (local) named
pipes?

> I've encountered a problem where the cli-type app will hang on the
> ATTACH call made after the pipes have been created and opened.
> Basically the first use of the pipe.

Can you make it work by disabling anti virus verification? If yes, which
AV program?

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Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA



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