This article details the minimal number of steps required to enable the endpoint computers to update via HTTP using Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS).
The following sections are covered:
Applies to the following Sophos products and versions Sophos Update Manager
By default, the endpoints are configured to update using a UNC path. However, it can be configured with what we referred to as a Web CID (Central Installation Directory) to enable endpoints to update using HTTP.
The following instructions are for configuring a Web CID on Microsoft Internet Information Server version 7.0 on Windows Server 2008 using a Virtual Directory.
C:\ProgramData\Sophos\Update Manager\Update Manager
The following instructions are for configuring a Web CID on Microsoft Internet Information Server 6.0 on Windows Server 2003 using a Virtual Directory.
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\application data\Sophos\Update Manager\Update Manager\
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