This article references the requirement to perform a reboot of your Windows servers following the installation of the Server Core Agent 2.2.6 release
Applies to the following Sophos product(s) and version(s) Central Server Core Agent 2.2.6
Sophos has released an important update for Central Windows Server Protection.
Customers should reboot as soon as possible. This is a precautionary measure following the discovery of an issue, and whilst this does not affect all customers, rebooting ensures the fullest protection. This issue has been fixed with the latest version, 2.2.6 which has already been released to all customers
Note: If you are using Controlled Updates to manage and control how your Servers update or have configured a Scheduled Updates Policy to set the day and time when you want product updates to become available you will not be automatically updated to this release until your controlled update period ends or scheduled update time occurs.
For further information on Controlled Updates see the Sophos Central Contolled updates help. For further information on Scheduled Updates see the Sophos Central Scheduled Updates help.
Locally on the Server:
Software cannot be updated until the computer is restarted
In Sophos Central:
Reboot to complete update; computer stays protected in the meantime
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