ESS4: Web access. Active versus passive modes

Discussion in 'ESET NOD32 Antivirus' started by JoeyJoeJoe, Feb 4, 2010.

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  1. JoeyJoeJoe

    JoeyJoeJoe Registered Member

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    Can someone describe the difference between active mode and passive mode under

    Web access protection > HTTP, HTTPS > web browsers > active mode

    The documentation is kind of vague.

    Thanks,
    JJJ
     
  2. Marcos

    Marcos Eset Staff Account

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    In active mode, files are first downloaded and scanned by EAV/ESS for threats and then passed to the application. In passive mode, files are downloaded in small blocks which are gradually passed to the application.
     
  3. cupez80

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    is it secure enough if i set browser to passive mode ?
     
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