Symantec On-Demand Protection for Web Applications (SODPWA) Forces Browser to Close Before Launching

Article:TECH96170  |  Created: 2009-01-16  |  Updated: 2012-01-26  |  Article URL
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A notifcation is received that indicates all web browser windows must be closed when an SODPWA connection is attempted.

When SODPWA is launched, all browser windows are required to be closed before the SODPWA application launches.


This is by design. if all the browser processes are not closed, some logs and dll's will fail to delete after the SODPWA exit, causing a potential data security breach by leaving residual data behind.


There is no workaround. This behavior is by design.

Technical Information
The behavior was included in builds 3.1.4 and above.

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