This article explains how to configure the Mac OS X Firewall to allow communication with the Enterprise Console.
Known to apply to the following Sophos product(s) and version(s)
Sophos Anti-Virus for Mac OS X
Mac OS X 10.4.x
Mac OS X 10.5.x
Mac OS X 10.6.x
Mac OS X 10.7.x and 10.8.x
By default the 'Automatically allow signed software to receive incoming connections' is ticked and allows network access. The following steps are only required when this option is unticked.
Note: If Sophos Anti-Virus has been installed prior to enabling the firewall, you may receive a prompt asking whether you want to allow both the SophosManagementAgent and SophosMessageRouter applications to accept incoming network connections. Click Allow to accept these requests.
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