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Last Modified Date incorrectly reflects the current date

(Last modified: 04Jun2002)

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fact

Novell NetWare 5.0

Novell NetWare 5.1

Novell NetWare 6.0

McAfee NetShield 4.6

symptom

Last Modified Date incorrectly reflects the current date

By viewing the properties of a file through Windows Explorer, the Last Modified date changes to today's date.

cause

A defect in the way the OS marks the file as having been altered when the Extended Attribute is removed.  

fix

This problem is resolved in SP6 for NW 5.1 and SP2 for NW 6.0

Workaround:

Disable the session stamp feature, as follows:

1.  From the workstation where the NetShield console is installed, browse to "C:\Program Files\Network Associates\McAfee NetShield for NetWare"
2.  Launch MCREGEDT.EXE
3.  Select 'Registry > Connect Network Registry' and connect to desired server
4.  Browse to "SOFTWARE\McAfee\VirusScan\McShield\CurrentVersion"
5.  Add a DWord value where the Value Name is "bDisableSessionStamp" and Value Data = "1"
6.  Unload and reload NetShield on the server

NOTE: To make the changes to many servers at the same time you can copy the NETSHLD.REG file from the NetShield directory and apply it to multiple servers, as long as all your other settings are the same.  Be sure NetShield is unloaded when you copy the NetShld.reg file.

As of Apr 19, 2002, this problem has been observed on only NSS volumes.

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  • Document ID:
  • 10070145
  • Solution ID: NOVL77316
  • Creation Date: 18Apr2002
  • Modified Date: 04Jun2002
    • NovellNetware

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