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What is DDServiced ?

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I had Snow Leopard install more than a month and today i have a chance to play around with the fire wall, i ran into an application call "DDServiced" is anybody know this is ?. Should i allow or block this app ?.

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DDServiced is the Drobo Dashboard background daemon. I'm not entirely sure why it'd be asking for a hole in the firewall, unless it's for outbound connections when checking for updates... Are you updated to the latest version (1.6.1)?


Update: Apparently there are issues with the latest 1.6.1 with DDServiced using more system resources than necessary. I've seen CPU-hogging on my 10.6 machine.

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Hello,.. Does anyone have anything further to add on this?


Although I don't see a notable slowdown, the DDServiced is constantly accessing from a small collection of ip addresses:



(isn't LittleSnitch nice? :-)




BrittonBK mentions DDServiced cpu-hogging here: http://discussions.apple.com/message.jspa?messageID=10734464

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