OT: Sophos CID password error

Stephen Lee splee at PLEXIO.COM
Sat Oct 4 03:31:25 IST 2003

On Fri, 2003-10-03 at 07:38, Martin Sapsed wrote:
> Fred Dick wrote:
> > Hi Sophos Gurus:
> >
> > Been getting the message when trying to auto update:
> >
> > Error: Could not find central installation setup program. The specified
> > network password is not correct.
> >
> > Happens with 3.73 & 3.74. Win2k PC client running against Sun Solaris 2.6
> > CID. Reset sweepupd passwd, account, uninstalled and reinstalled Sophos
> > numerous times on both server and client. Any ideas??? This has been
> > working fine for 2 years...no recent changes to system.
> I don't think it says so anywhere but my experience indicates that
> Sophos autoupdate only works on XP (and presumably 2k) if encrypted
> passwords work. Since I assume you're using Samba on the Sun, are you
> accepting encrypted passwords? Although having just read your message
> again, since it's been working for ages, I guess you are...!

Actually you need to add the sweepupd account in the following manner:



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