Error sophosupdate

Julian Field jkf at
Mon Apr 8 12:34:51 IST 2002

Sophos maintain the zip files for the most recent 3 versions. So if 3.56 is
out, the oldest one they support is 3.54. You have to update Sophos once
every 3 months.

At 10:43 04/04/2002, you wrote:
>You're a little behind updates. :-))
>You should update master sophos update to version 356 and then run autoupdate.
>I belive that have been removed from sohos site beacuse it is
>  m.
> >>> Jeroen Wijdogen <jeroen at WIJDOGEN.DHS.ORG> 4.4.2002 10:52:32 >>>
>a small question i installed on a server mailscanner and where running for
>several months oke. Last night the sophos.update script was running and gave
>this output, is there a quik way to repair this.?
>[root at firewall admin]# /var/opt/sophos/bin/autoupdate
>   End-of-central-directory signature not found.  Either this file is not
>   a zipfile, or it constitutes one disk of a multi-part archive.  In the
>   latter case the central directory and zipfile comment will be found on
>   the last disk(s) of this archive.
>unzip:  cannot find zipfile directory in one of or
>, and cannot find, period.
>Unzip failed with error return 9
>, Bad file descriptor at /var/opt/sophos/bin/autoupdate line 82.
>[root at firewall admin]#
>This message has been scanned for viruses and
>dangerous content by MailScanner on
>and is believed to be clean.

Julian Field                Teaching Systems Manager
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