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Configuring bandwidth throttling on Standalone or Integrated Smart Scan Server in OfficeScan (OSCE)

    • Updated:
    • 17 Oct 2016
    • Product/Version:
    • OfficeScan 10.6
    • OfficeScan 11.0
    • OfficeScan XG.All
    • Platform:
    • Windows 2003 Compute Cluster Server
    • Windows 2003 Datacenter Server
    • Windows 2003 Enterprise Server
    • Windows 2003 Standard Server Edition
    • Windows 2008 Datacenter Server
    • Windows 2008 Enterprise Server
    • Windows 2008 Standard Server Edition
    • Windows 2008 Storage Server
Summary

In Smart Protection Server, the bandwidth throttling for Full download of bf.ptn is enabled by default. If bandwidth is not an issue, you can modify the default values to increase the number of current connections. Increasing the values will result in faster download for remote smart scan clients.

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The default values of bandwidth throttling are:

MAX_UPDATE_CONNECTION = 5
UPDATE_WAIT_SECOND = 15

Where:

MAX_UPDATE_CONNECTION = maximum number of connections allowed to download FULL BF.ptn
UPDATE_WAIT_SECOND = number of seconds to wait before the next MAX_UPDATE_CONNECTION will become available.

To modify the bandwidth throttling values, perform the following:

Stand-Alone Smart Scan Server

  1. Log in to the Stand-Alone Smart Protection Server using the root account. Note: You may connect to the server via "ssh", provided that it is enabled.
  2. Go to the /var/tmcss/conf directory.
  3. Edit the ptngrowth.ini file using vi.

    vi /var/tmcss/conf/ptngrowth.ini

  4. Modify the values below:

    MAX_UPDATE_CONNECTION=
    UPDATE_WAIT_SECOND=

     
    Values can range from 0 to 2147483647.

    To help you properly set the values above, you may use the following data as reference:

    NETWORK BANDWIDTH100 Mbps, Throughput = 12 MB/s10 Mbps, Throughput = 1.2 MB/s
    MAX_UPDATE_CONNECTION51
    UPDATE_WAIT_SECOND1520
    When all 1000 updates will be finished50 mins5.5 hours
  5. Save and close the file.
  6. Issue the commands below:
    • -bash-3.2# killall -HUP VSAPIInfo
    • -bash-3.2# service lighttpd restart

Integrated Smart Scan Server

  1. Stop the Trend Micro Smart Scan Server service.
  2. Go to \Trend Micro\OfficeScan\PCCSRV\WSS
  3. Edit the ptngrowth.ini file.
  4. Modify the values below:

    MAX_UPDATE_CONNECTION=
    UPDATE_WAIT_SECOND=

     
    Values can range from 0 to 2147483647.
  5. Save and close the file.
  6. Start the Trend Micro Smart Scan Server service.
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