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Alleyviper
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sophos Install guide help

Post by Alleyviper » 28 Nov 2018 22:12

Hello community,

I am trying to find the right way to Install sophos but cannot find a coherent guide.

Efa 3.2.0.6

Best regards,

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Re: sophos Install guide help

Post by henk » 28 Nov 2018 23:50

Checkout nicola.piazzi's howto: viewtopic.php?t=1329
The steps needed in a nutshell
#Copy the sophos installer package to the EFA server: to /tmp
# Create software dir

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mkdir -p /root/software
cd /root/software
mv /tmp/sav-linux-free-9.tgz .
Extact the package:

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tar xzf ./sav-linux-free-9.tgz
# make /tmp executable

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mount -o remount exec /tmp 
#After the package is extracted in /root/software/sophos-av , switch to the directory and run the following command to start the installation:

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./install.sh
Answer the questions.
Do you accept the licence? Yes(Y)/No(N) [N]
> Y
Where do you want to install Sophos Anti-Virus? [/opt/sophos-av]
>
Do you want to enable on-access scanning? Yes(Y)/No(N) [Y]
> N
Which type of auto-updating do you want? From Sophos(s)/From own server(o)/None(n) [s]
>
Updating directly from Sophos.
Do you wish to install the Free (f) or Supported (s) version of SAV for Linux? [s]
> f
The Free version of Sophos Anti-Virus for Linux comes with no support.
Forums are available for our free tools at http://openforum.sophos.com/
Do you need a proxy to access Sophos updates? Yes(Y)/No(N) [N]
>
Disable mail after scan
Run the following command:

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/opt/sophos-av/bin/savconfig set EmailDemandSummaryIfThreat disabled
Run the update command to see if it is working (this may take some time):

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/opt/sophos-av/bin/savupdate
Remove executable from /tmp file system

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mount -o remount /tmp
# Add Sophos in /etc/MailScanner/MailScanner.conf

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Virus Scanners = clamd sophos
# restart MailScanner

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service mailscanner restart

Alleyviper
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Re: sophos Install guide help

Post by Alleyviper » 04 Jan 2019 02:31

Thank you, got it working :D

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