What is the Sophos Healthcheck tool? This is a tool is designed to assist Administrators to quickly establish the integrity of the local Sophos Anti-Virus installation when a machine appears to have become infected with malware.
What does the tool check? The tool checks the following
Operating Systems The tool is supported on the following Windows platforms:
Versions of Sophos Anti-Virus that the tool supports The tool supports Sophos Anti-Virus version 9.0.0 and above.
Where to obtain the tool
You can download the tool from this link. Ensure that you use the latest version.
How to run the tool
The tool is run from the command line, and must be run as an Administrator user. If the system has User Access Control (UAC) enabled, then a command prompt (cmd) will need to be launched using the 'Run as administrator' option.
Command options for the tool
The tool is run with the following options:
-log=[filename]: Write to logfile [filename] -h: Display the help and exit -nolog: No log file will be written -v :Full verbose output to stdout as well as log file
Output log from the tool
The tool generates a single log file called 'SophosHealthCheckLog_<timestamp>' in the %TEMP% folder.
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