sophos update installs crontab entry

Anthony Peacock a.peacock at
Mon Aug 20 19:02:07 IST 2007


Mark Nienberg wrote:
> I noticed that the following recently appeared in my root crontab, 
> presumably after MailScanner updated sophos v5:
> 3-59/5 * * * * /opt/sophos-av/bin/savupdate
> This runs a sophos update every 5 minutes and doesn't do the locking 
> that MailScanner does, so it is probably best to delete it and allow 
> MailScanner to take care of updates.
> I wonder if it is possible to modify the sophos-autoupdate script to 
> remove this entry if savupdate creates it?


Please don't.

I really don't want MailScanner messing with my Sophos install thank you 
very much.

Anthony Peacock
CHIME, Royal Free & University College Medical School
"I'm in shape. - ROUND is a shape"

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