Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance: Performance issue after enabling ICAP Vscan (virus scanning) service on a share (Doc ID 2001263.1)

Last updated on MARCH 15, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle ZFS Storage ZS3-2 - Version All Versions and later
Oracle ZFS Storage ZS3-BA - Version All Versions and later
Sun Storage 7410 Unified Storage System - Version All Versions and later
Sun Storage 7310 Unified Storage System - Version All Versions and later
Sun Storage 7110 Unified Storage System - Version All Versions and later
7000 Appliance OS (Fishworks)
Appliance Type: Sun Storage 7110
Appliance Version: 2011.04.24.9.0,1-1.46

Symptoms

After enabling the Virus Scan option on a share there was a performance issue accessing the filesystems.

There was a high CPU load observed - check via Analytics.

 

 

By restarting the ICAP Vscan service, the issue was temporarily resolved:

 

Changes

Enabled ICAP virus scan on the project / share.

Cause

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