Backups are running slowly on a server running Symantec anti-virus

SUMMARY

Backups are running slowly on a server running Symantec anti-virus

ISSUE

Purpose

Backups are running slowly on servers using Symantec anti-virus software

Description

Disable scans during backup operations for Symantec AV

 

Cause

Anti-Virus scans during backup operations will slow the operation by a considerable amount

Resolution

Open Symantec System Center.

Right-click your primary anti-virus server, select All Tasks, select Symantec Anti-Virus, select Client Auto Protect options.

Click Advanced and in the Scan Files When section, uncheck Opened For Backups.

Right-click your primary anti-virus server, select All Tasks, select Symantec Anti-Virus, select Server Auto Protect options.

Click Advanced and in the Scan Files When section, uncheck Opened For Backups.

 

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