This knowledge base article contains the steps on how to install the standalone version of the Sophos Anti-Virus for Linux, and Sophos Anti-Virus for UNIX version 9.
After December 2019, management of Sophos Anti-Virus for UNIX via the Sophos Enterprise Console will no longer be supported. The standalone version of Sophos Anti-Virus for UNIX will continue to be available and supported.
To try a free version of SAV for Linux, download it from the Free Tools page. Please be advised that there is no phone, email or chat support available for any of the free tools of Sophos.
The following sections are covered:
Applies to the following Sophos products and versions Sophos Anti-Virus for Linux 9 Sophos Anti-Virus for UNIX
Before you start, ensure that your servers satisfy the system requirements for the product.
tar -xzvf tarball
For further information on installing and configuring Sophos Anti-Virus, please see:
Sign up to the Sophos Support SMS Notification Service to get the latest product release information and critical issues.
Every comment submitted here is read (by a human) but we do not reply to specific technical questions. For technical support post a question to the community. Or click here for new feature/product improvements. Alternatively for paid/licensed products open a support ticket.