Carbon Black Cloud: Windows sensor's db_rep* files grow up to 3+ GB in size.

Carbon Black Cloud: Windows sensor's db_rep* files grow up to 3+ GB in size.

Environment

  • Carbon Black Cloud Sensor: 3.6.x and earlier
  • Microsoft Windows: All Supported Versions

Symptoms

Windows sensors db_rep* files grow up to 3+ GB in size

Cause

This is issue DSEN-10830

Resolution

DSEN-10830 is fixed in the 3.7.0.1253 and higher Windows sensors.

Additional Notes

  1. New size limits should be lower and are based on a calculation on number of hashes rather than just pure byte size of the files.
  2. db_rep file locations:
    1. In 3.6.x versions of the sensor the db_rep files are in:
C$\Program Files\Confer
db_rep
db_rep.backup
db_rep.safebkp
  1. In 3.7.x versions, the db_rep files are in:
C:\ProgramData\CarbonBlack\DataFiles
db_rep
db_rep.backup
db_rep.safebkp

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