Sophos secondary server not updating
This comes in handywhen doing re-installs.- Web-based graphical interface.- CLI installer- Supports several distros- Data collection by Sophos can be disabled- Comes as an all-inclusive download.- Commands are build around usage with a root account, rather than assuming the use of Sudo.
Cons:- Does not specify what percentage of their definitions are for Linux malware.- No information is provided on the quality of the definitions.- No direct download link is provided. There are a couple PDFs with instructions on their site: https:// https:// Command-line usage is awkard, some commands just require the executable name while others require the entire path.- No graphical installer- Data collection by Sophos is enabled by default.
It has both a CLI and (limited) web-GUI, an easy to use installer, it's FREE, and can be used for manual or automatic protection.
That's not to say the product is perfect, it isn't!
Sophos seems to be built with root in mind, but I've not noticed any issues using Sudo.1. Type:(You only need to use Sudo when scanning files you don't own.
This doesn't delete detections, to do so add "-remove".
Change the Allow Local Config=0 to 1 and save the file. Web Config_Secondary] Allow Local Config = 0 Auto Dial Timeout = Local Path = Download Granularity = Connection Address = Use Sophos = 1 User Name = sbe******** User Password = ****************** Connection Type = HTTP Auto Dial = 0 Bandwidth Limit = 0 Open Sophos Endpoint and select the Configure menu, select the Updating item.Hi All, Recently our Sophos standalone license expired, so we bought a new license (all good so far).We went about installing Sophos on the computers that worked from home and realised an issue with one user.Sophos installs on his machine fine, but doesn't update.I have been into the configure updating section and it was initially greyed out, so i edited the config file then inputted the correct license details (other users were greyed out, but editing this file then inputting details fixed theirs) but his still doesn't update.