This article is only intended for Mac administrators who need to remove the program from a lot of Macs.
Note: Please be aware of the security notice Sophos Anti-Virus for Mac: Risk of privilege escalation when using the Sophos endpoint installer.
The following sections are covered:
Applies to the following Sophos products and versions Sophos Anti-Virus for Mac OS XCentral Mac Endpoint 9.7.4Central Mac Endpoint 9.7.3
All the instructions below are entered in Terminal. To open Terminal, search for it in Spotlight.
Select the instructions based on the version of Sophos Anti-Virus for Mac OS X you have installed, see How to check which version of Sophos Anti-Virus for Mac you are running to check the version.
sudo "./Sophos\ Installer.app/Contents/MacOS/tools/InstallationDeployer" --install
Please see Sophos Central: How to deploy Sophos Endpoint for Mac from command line for instructions.
On the Mac endpoint computer:
sudo "./Sophos Installer.app/Contents/MacOS/tools/InstallationDeployer" --install
cd /Library/Application\ Support/Sophos/saas/Installer.app/Contents/MacOS/tools/
sudo ./InstallationDeployer --remove --tamper_password <pw>
cd /Library/Application\ Support/Sophos/opm/Installer.app/Contents/MacOS/tools/
sudo ./InstallationDeployer --remove
cd /Library/Application\ Support/Sophos/opm-sa/Installer.app/Contents/MacOS/tools/
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