Issue: Multiple AVP.EXE processes in Task Manager

Version 5

    Verified Product Versions

    LANDESK Management Suite 9.5LANDESK Management Suite 9.6

    Environment

     

    LDMS 9.5 and above, with KES 8 and above installed.

     

    LDAV.EXE

     

    Regarding the processes linked to the Antivirus software, there is the LDAV.EXE which is the agent side graphical interface to LANDesk Antivirus.

    It can be used in command line mode, allowing commands to be pushed or added to the LANDesk Local Scheduler Service.


    AVP.EXE

     

    You might see multiple AVP.EXE in the Task Manager, basically two but there could be more instances of avp.exe running during a scan.

     

    AVP.exe.png

                         Screenshot from a client running an LDMS 9.6.2 agent with Kaspersky Endpoint Security 10.2.

     

    One instance will be running under the logged in account which will be the GUI Interface.

    The second instance will be running as a service under the System account.