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This article explains how to create a standalone or custom installer package or off-site installer, that will install endpoint software, without needing an active connection to the updating server or Sophos.
The following sections are covered:
Applies to the following Sophos product(s) and version(s) Enterprise Console 5.1.0 and above
Choose one of the following two packager methods:
Note: If you intend to log on with a user name made up of double-byte characters, please refer to the known issue described below.
If you wish to create a package that includes one or more preconfigured policies, export each policy (using ExportConfig.exe) into a distribution point. These XML files must then be applied to the distribution point (Using ConfigCID.exe).
Refer to Using ExportConfig.exe to create XML configuration files and Using ConfigCID.exe to implement configuration file changes for further details.
Note: The updating policy (sauconf.xml) cannot be used in conjunction with this tool.
"%programfiles%\Sophos\Enterprise Console\exportconfig.exe" -type AU -policy [PolicyName] -output "%userprofile%\Desktop\savinst\SAVSCFXPXML\sau\sauconf.xml"
"%programfiles%\Sophos\Enterprise Console\SUM\configcid.exe" "%userprofile%\Desktop\savinst\SAVSCFXPXML"
See Command line parameters used by Setup.exe if you would like to customize the setup parameters. For the purpose of this article WinRAR will be used, but any other tool that accomplishes the same job is acceptable.
SAVSCFXP\setup.exe -mng yes -ni -s -crt R -updp %SystemRoot%\Temp\savinst\SAVSCFXPXML
SAVSCFXP\setup.exe -mng no -ni -s -crt R -updp %SystemRoot%\Temp\savinst\SAVSCFXPXML
Run the self-extracting installer on all machines where SESC is to be deployed.
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