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Which protocol is used for communication by NetApp AV-connector?

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • vScan
  • AntiVirus Connector (AV-connector)

Answer

  • AV-connector communicates with the vScan (Ontap side) engine via internal protocol running on top of SMB2 protocol
  • AV-connector communicates with the Antivirus software via MSRPC protocol as they both resides on the same server

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