WSL Networking

Posted on behalf of Sunil Muthuswamy  Disclaimer The information presented in this blog post is as per the current design and is subject to change. Reader is expected to be familiar with the Overview of the Windows Subsystem and WSL System Calls blog posts. Background In this information age of “roam-anywhere, always connected” devices, networking plays a…

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WSL Antivirus and Firewall Compatibility

Introduction The purpose of this post is to enlighten antivirus (AV) companies to new security considerations for correctly interfacing with Bash on Ubuntu on Windows powered by the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL). This post will provide a background description of WSL and its underlying technologies including Pico processes. This, in combination with guidance surrounding…

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