auto updating sophos IDEs

Julian Field mailscanner at
Tue Feb 17 18:09:47 GMT 2004

MailScanner includes a sophos-autoupdate script which will do what you
want. If you installed  MailScanner from the MS distribution for Linux
(either of the RPM distributions) then you already have a cron job running
hourly updating your IDE files by calling sophos-autoupdate.

At 17:54 17/02/2004, you wrote:
>i know some people on here use sophos and i was wundering how you keep it
>uptodate? i have it installed on mylinux box but right now i have to
>download the IDEs my self from there site. i read the docs to find a auto
>update command for sophos but no joy.!
>i found one here
>but does any one have a better one?
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