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On Wed, 15 Jan 2003 09:19:39 -0700, "Darrell Werries" <dwerries at coretronics.com> wrote: > >1. Is this corruption isolated to the new version? We have been running >build 57d for about 6 months with this NAV feature turned on, and we have >not seen any corruption in our repository...at least, as far as I know. >Maybe we have been lucky? Maybe it has occurred, but I have not come across >it, yet? How can I check? No, it's random. There have been reports going back 18 months that I can remember. >2. Are there some specifics as to what does occur and exactly what causes it >to occur? Can/should I monitor the cause within NAV or the effect within >our repository? Symptoms? Automated monitoring? Automated cleanup? Etc.? No idea... There's be no feedback from Norton on this and those that have tried to replicate it have had limited success. >3. I could turn this feature off in NAV, but it sure does seem like a rather >important thing to be checking for, particularly on a server (network, >email, internet, web, etc.). Not really... If you guard the entrances and exits to your network - virus check the mail server, ftp, etc. and have policies that forbid downloading of kazaa etc. you'll be OK (for those that insist, a desktop AV package is more than adequate to scan downloaded files). The file protection feature doesn't seem to do anything particularly useful - especially on a cvs server that doesn't actually do anything except store source files etc. There's simply no way a virus could get on there (and no way an AV package could see it anyway as executables like everything else are stored in RCS files). >4. Reasons to upgrade or not to upgrade from 57d -> 63? Bug fixes, mostly. If you haven't had any problems & don't need the new features then there's little advantage. Tony