[Bf-committers] Fwd: Vendor Approval Issue
danmcgrath.ca at gmail.com
Thu Nov 6 15:51:11 CET 2014
It sounds like Microsoft calls this "athenticode". I don't have any
personal experience with it myself, but I did find this url at Microsoft's
website that might be of use to those looking into this:
On Thu, Nov 6, 2014 at 9:12 AM, Ton Roosendaal <ton at blender.org> wrote:
> Hi all,
> For OS X we sign the binary using our Apple developer account.
> It seems there's a similar system for Windows exes too.
> Please advice!
> (See mail below).
> Ton Roosendaal - ton at blender.org - www.blender.org
> Chairman Blender Foundation - Producer Blender Institute
> Entrepotdok 57A - 1018AD Amsterdam - The Netherlands
> Begin forwarded message:
> > Subject: Vendor Approval Issue
> > Date: 6 November, 2014 14:17:11 CET
> > To: foundation at blender.org
> > Hi
> > I have a generic issue that needs addressing so I have contacted
> > this email address in the hope that you can redirect it
> > appropriately.
> > I use Comodo Internet Security Premium which includes a Defense
> > Plus element for monitoring running processes. Whilst I have
> > approved Blender as a process it refuses to recognise the Vendor as
> > the .exe file is not signed and has no developer information so it
> > will not allow me to add it to the approved list and keeps flagging
> > it every time I launch Blender.
> > I am bringing this to your attention as it is annoying and I am
> > sure other users are experiencing the same issue and it could be
> > easily resolved but that can only be done by the development team.
> > Trusted Vendors can sign up here to be whitelisted:
> > http://internetsecurity.comodo.com/trustedvendor/signup.php
> > Many thanks
> > Mark
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