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This article describes how to enable or disable email alerts for updates. These instructions assumes that SMTP options, including recipient addresses and the SMTP server, have been configured. For more details please see the product documentation: http://www.sophos.com/en-us/support/documentation.aspx
Known to apply to the following Sophos product(s) and version(s) Sophos Anti-Virus for LinuxSophos Anti-Virus for UnixSophos Anti-Virus for Linux 9.0.0
Operating systems Linux / Unix
Standalone Sophos Anti-Virus
By default, a Sophos Anti-Virus 9.x installation will send email alerts only when an error is encountered.
/opt/sophos-av/bin/savconfig set NotifyOnUpdate <true/false>
/opt/sophos-av/bin/savconfig set NotifyOnUpdateCheck <true/false>
Managed Sophos Anti-Virus
An Enterprise Console managed client will send e-mail alerts for successful updates, based on the default Enterprise Console configuration. To disable this centrally using Sophos Enterprise Console, follow these steps:
Note: The 'Log Sophos AutoUpdate activity' option does not disable Logging on Linux/Unix systems - It simply disables NotifyOnUpdate. However, this option will turn off logging for other platforms (e.g. Windows). We recommend you create a separate updating policy for Linux/Unix endpoints if you are disabling this option.
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