Sophos autoupdate is dead jim!

jim schlegel jschlegs at TAMPABAY.RR.COM
Tue May 7 20:40:27 IST 2002

I think I had that once.  Turned out my Sophos was out of date.  I still
had 3.51 installed and they were up to 3.56.  I know they have a new
release each month, so 3.57 should be available now.  I had to go
through and reinstall the Sophos software.

On Tue, 2002-05-07 at 15:24, David Fry wrote:
> greetings list,
> As of 5:00 a.m. this morning, the Sophos autoupdate script has been dying
> across all my mailservers.  Nothing has been changed on those boxes .. cron
> runs the autoupdate hourly.
> I get the following error:  , Bad file descriptor at ./autoupdate line 77.
> One time before I got an error like this .. Sophos' website was very busy
> and it promptly recovered on the next hourly update. It appears this time
> that is not the case -- the script continues to fail over & over again.
> Given that nothing has changed on my end, I have to suspect something is
> awry with the Sophos update site.
> Does anyone have an idea what may be going on or seeing something
> similar??  Anyone know if Sophos has made changes on their end?
> I am perplexed!
> Thanks in advance for any help or direction on this guy!
> -david fry

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