Sophos.install for v6

Julian Field MailScanner at
Sat Dec 15 14:51:06 GMT 2007

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Mark Nienberg wrote:
> Julian Field wrote:
>> Thanks for spotting that one.
>> It will be fixed in the next release.
>> However, to keep you going until then, and so you can test it for me, 
>> attached is the new Sophos.install program. Just gunzip it and dump 
>> it in /usr/sbin.
> Thanks Julian, that appeared to work just fine.  I have not run any 
> real mail through the system yet, but Sophos shows up in the maillog 
> when MailScanner starts and it finds the eicar when running 
> "MailScanner --lint".
> Will Sophos v6 would work with the SAVI perl module?  If so, I'll give 
> that a try too.
Sorry for taking a while to respond. I have just built a new system to 
test this out properly, and it appears to be working just fine.

One point to note: make sure that "Monitors For Sophos Updates" is set 
correctly, as it needs to point to some wildcarded list of files in 
/opt/sophos-av/lib/sav. I have used "/opt/sophos-av/lib/sav/*.vdb" but 
I'm not 100% sure that is correct, I will have to test it some more, 
over a few days, to see exactly what files are being updated by the 
sophos-autoupdate (which is compatible with Sophos 6 already).


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