Sophos (was: Usage Question)

Julian Field jkf at
Sun Mar 24 13:20:28 GMT 2002

At 11:03 21/03/2002, you wrote:
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Kelly Hamlin
>Sent: Wednesday, March 20, 2002 9:42 PM
> > sophos liscence is ridiculous, but the trial never expires (*cough*)
>But how to do monthly updates for Sophos?
>The automated IDE-updating works fine, but the monthly updates can't be

You only need to update every 2-3 months or so. They keep up-to-date IDE
files for the current version and its 2 predecessors.

I find downloading the .Z file from the website once every 3 months, then
calling Sophos.install only takes me a couple of minutes.
Julian Field                Teaching Systems Manager
jkf at         Dept. of Electronics & Computer Science
Tel. 023 8059 2817          University of Southampton
                             Southampton SO17 1BJ

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