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In Sophos Anti-Virus for Linux/Unix v9 there is a new location for the deployment package tool - mkinstpkg. This package is no longer available in the CID (Central installation directory).
Known to apply to the following Sophos product(s) and version(s) Sophos Anti-Virus for Linux/Unix 9
Operating systems Linux Unix
To create a pre-configured deployment package, follow these instructions:
Configuration options can be set when creating the package with mkinstpkg such as setting the install package to default to Fanotify instead of Talpa for on-access scanning (please see 118216). The example in this case would ./mkinstpkg --extra-options="--preferFanotify"
More information on this configuration options can be found in section 11 Appendix "Command Line Options for Mkinstpkg" in the Sophos Anti-Virus for Linux Start-up guide.
For more information on creating and using deployment packages, please see the Enterprise Console guide for managing Linux and Unix computers:
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