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The Sophos scanning software is already installed and configured on the Appliance when you buy it. You can either accept the defaults or customize the configuration if required.
Read the following guide that describes requirements for getting started.
Setting up the Appliance
You must perform the following steps to get the appliance running.
Keeping the appliance up to date
The Appliance is automatically updated every 5 minutes when it calls into Sophos.
Managing the appliance
The management of tasks, network and appliance monitoring, and reporting, is accessible via the web-based management console.
A variety of reports are available that cover the performance of the network and the behaviour of the users and the effect of policy. Details are given in the online help. http://swa.sophos.com/swa4_docs/ If you need more information or guidance, then please contact technical support.
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