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This article lists the Release Notes for SafeGuard Enterprise 8.10.
The following sections are covered:
Applies to the following Sophos products and versions SafeGuard BitLocker Client 8.1SafeGuard Data Exchange 8.1SafeGuard File Encryption 8.1SafeGuard Management Center 8.1Sophos SafeGuard Disk Encryption for Mac 8.1Sophos SafeGuard File Encryption for Mac 8.1SafeGuard Enterprise Server 8.1SafeGuard Synchronized Encryption 8.1
Windows Small Business Server and Windows Server Essentials are not supported.
* The installation requires at least 300 MB of free hard disk space. For SafeGuard Device Encryption, at least 100 MB of this free space must be one contiguous area. Please defragment your system before installation if you have below 5 GB of free hard disk space and your operating system is not freshly installed to increase the chances of this contiguous area being available. Otherwise, installation may fail due to not enough free contiguous space and cannot be supported.
** This memory space is recommended for your PC. Not all of this memory is used by SafeGuard Enterprise.
*** Support for this platform has been added with the Service Release version SafeGuard 8.10.1.
**** Support for this platform requires at least File Encryption Engine update build 22. Upgrading to version 8.10.2 is recommendable.
Important: Sophos recommends upgrading the SafeGuard 8.10 Backend and Windows Clients to version 8.10.2 using the corresponding Hotfix Rollup Patch 1901. Download: Client / Backend
Important note: This feature has been deprecated with SafeGuard 8.10.
If the BitLocker Challenge/Response requirements are not fulfilled, SafeGuard BitLocker will run in a mode without Challenge/Response.
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All other BitLocker group policies must be left to default. Otherwise they might be overruled by SafeGuard policies or even lead to conflicts with the SafeGuard BitLocker management. For example: Activating the Group Policy setting Do not enable BitLocker until recovery information is stored to AD for operating system drives leads to a not starting encryption when SafeGuard BitLocker Challenge/Response is installed.
As this feature has been deprecated with SafeGuard 8.10, we strongly recommend using the standard BitLocker management of SafeGuard.
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The compatibility of this release of SafeGuard File Encryption for Mac with previous releases and modules of Sophos is as follows:
Usually anti-virus software works in two modes:
The following applies for both modes:
Sophos Anti-Virus for Mac as well as the below mentioned anti-virus products have been tested with SafeGuard File Encryption for Mac and detect viruses on SafeGuard Secured volumes in both modes under the following circumstances:
Make sure you always scan the SafeGuard Secured volumes or you risk missed detection. If you happen to scan it through the original path, you can do so, it won’t do any harm, but you won’t find any virus, as the file content you scan is encrypted.
If you have installed SafeGuard File Encryption for Mac, please make sure that the on-access scanner of Sophos Anti-Virus for Mac is turned on and its feature Scan Files on network volumes is switched on as well. This will allow the file content on a SafeGuard Secured volume to be scanned on-access.
If you are using other anti-virus software, make sure that your product is able to detect viruses, too. You can use the EICAR Anti-Malware test file for testing purposes.
#chown -R root:_sgsd /var/spool/sg
#rm –rf /var/spool/sg
# rm –f /tmp/sgsd.pid
/enc root:wheel rwx r-x r-x
Check the known issues for this SafeGuard Enterprise release, since improper configuration of certain options may cause unexpected behaviour.
Note the following additional known issues:
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