This article describes the steps to install SAV for Linux or Sophos Linux Security when /tmp is mounted noexec The following sections are covered:
Applies to the following Sophos products and versions Sophos Anti-Virus for LinuxSophos Linux Security 10.3.2
Check if your /tmp is mounted noexec by using mount|grep tmp If it shows /tmp noexec continue here
Remount /tmp with exec enabled 1) Mount /tmp exec: mount -o remount,exec /tmp 2) Run install.sh, SophosInstall.sh or use the package manager of your choice to install the package: rpm -i SophosInstall.rpm / deb -i SophosInstall.deb 3) mount /tmp noexec again: mount -o remount,noexec /tmp
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