Sophos antivirus configure updating

11-Dec-2017 11:38

Click the links to jump to the correct part of the guide: Check the following:- You'll need to have administrative rights on the computer to install software.- You should remove your existing security software and restart your system before installing Sophos Antivirus.- If you have any issues removing Kaspersky then please try the official Kaspersky Removal Tool - click here.- If you receive Update failed messages from Sophos, you'll need to change the Primary Updating location - see the last steps of the instructions above.- Have a problem not listed here? ITS requires that Norse Keys be changed at least every six months for security reasons.Eversince Sophos 9 they have been using the new and improved version of the EM Library - now called Software Update Managers (SUM).There are a few advantages but the one we are concerned with is that it is far more robust.

By Using IIS you can overcome the limitations and service your distributed environment with fewer SUMs and that means fewer policies.

This is fine for clients updating from a local SUM but clients located at the other end of a slow link is a problem.