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Sophos Anti-Virus for Linux v9 includes a new updating architecture called SDDS. This new system allows for direct updates from Sophos servers to be configured on all supported platforms - including Unix endpoints.
Known to apply to the following Sophos product(s) and version(s) Sophos Anti-Virus for Linux/Unix 9.0
Operating systems Linux / Unix
Option 1 - Configuring a secondary update source for managed computers (Sophos Enterprise Console)
If you are using Sophos Enterprise Console, the primary update source is always the console CID or custom CID. If this primary server is unavailable, a secondary source can be specified to update directly from Sophos:
The policy is automatically applied to managed endpoints.
Option 2 - Manually configuring a Sophos update source for standalone computers
If an update source was not configured during installation, it can be manually configured using this process:
Option 3 - Configure a Sophos update source using CID based configuration (advanced)
For users with multiple systems that update from a CID, but are not managed by Enterprise Console, updating settings can be configured using CID-based configuration. For more details refer to the product configuration manual for Linux or UNIX.
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