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IBM Server Protection for Windows - high CPU for LSASS on 2008 servers

Technote (FAQ)


Why do some servers running Windows 2008 see high CPU utilization for LSASS and Blackice processes?


This issue is caused by the operating system's attempt to verify access rights to files in the agent's directory.


A patch has been created to correct the high CPU issue. Please contact Customer Support to get access to the patch to fix this issue.

Cross reference information
Segment Product Component Platform Version Edition
Security IBM Security Host Protection Windows Server Windows

Document information

More support for: IBM Security Host Protection
Proventia Server

Software version: 2.2.2

Operating system(s): Windows

Reference #: 1621065

Modified date: 21 November 2016

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