[MB-7710] Add info about Avast Anti-Virus Software Created: 09/Feb/13  Updated: 09/Aug/13  Resolved: 09/Aug/13

Status: Resolved
Project: Couchbase Server
Component/s: None
Affects Version/s: 2.0
Fix Version/s: 2.1.0
Security Level: Public

Type: Improvement Priority: Major
Reporter: Mike Wiederhold Assignee: Brian Shumate
Resolution: Done Votes: 0
Labels: None
Remaining Estimate: Not Specified
Time Spent: Not Specified
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A user posted the information below into our forums. I think it would be a good thing to add to our documentation.


I found a problem with Avast antivirus (www.avast.com). When web shield is active, the SDK can not connect to CouchBase server (connect hangs).
Tested with:
Java 1.1 SDK, CouchBase 1.8.1 and CouchBase 2.0
C 2.0 SDK, CouchBase 2.0 (connect to CouchBase 1.8.1 surprisingly works without any problems)
Avast Internet Security 7.0.1474
The problem can be avoided by adding exception rules to Avast web shield (http://couchbaseserverhost:8091/*).
Hope this info will be useful to all developers with the same problem.
Jiri Tulach

Comment by Anil Kumar [ 17/Jul/13 ]
this is more specific to 3rd party software and should goto Knowledge Base.
Comment by Gokul Krishnan [ 17/Jul/13 ]
Brian, can you please add to our KBs.
Comment by Brian Shumate [ 09/Aug/13 ]
Added: http://support.couchbase.com/entries/21819399-Avast-Antivirus-Web-Shield
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