Sophos Not Retrieving new ide's

Spicer, Kevin Kevin.Spicer at BMRB.CO.UK
Fri Feb 28 14:00:00 GMT 2003

> The autoupdate feature for Sophos does not seem to be working for me.
> It appears to me that the sophos-autoupdate script is not being run at
> any specific interval.
> I updated MailScanner and Sophos 3 days ago.  The ide's had not been
> updated for those 3 days until I ran the autoupdate script 
> manually this
> morning.
> Please could someone tell me where this script is supposed to 
> be called
> from and what to look for?
> My setup is:
> RH 7.2
> Sendmail
> MailScanner 4.12-2
> Sophos 3.66

Its called by /usr/sbin/update_virus_scanners which should be called by a second script of the same name from /etc/cron.hourly

For what its worth I'm running the same MailScanner and Sophos versions with Mandrake 9 and my updating is working fine.

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