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"Wanna" ransomware outbreak. Please see this Sophos article sophos.com/kb/126733 for advice on how to protect your organization. Immediate action recommended.
Applies to the following Sophos product(s) and version(s) Sophos Virtualization Scan Controller
The Sophos Virtualization Scan Controller is designed to overcome resource issues when running concurrent scheduled scans across virtual machines. A more detailed overview with links to documentation can be found in KBA113828.
No. The Sophos Virtualization Scan Controller uses the same ‘Full System Scan’ mechanism found in the console (right click option) and as such has the same limitations. Further information on what is scanned during a full system scan can be found in article KBA25358
There two important factors to consider when specifying the time that the scans begin.
The installation creates three tables in the SOPHOSXX database. These tables are removed if the VSC is uninstalled. The names of these tables and the corresponding fields are shown below:
Yes. As long as the machine is still accessible by SEC (management service) then VSC will continue to manage the machine. It would be recommended that a group is defined that covers all machines, independent of which host they are actually running on - that way, DRS can shift them around, and VSC will spread the scan load across the whole 'cluster' of hosts.
If your license includes Virtualization Scan Controller, you will be able to download through your MySophos login. Go to 'Software Page'-->'Console'-->'Virtualization Scan Controller'
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