You can install an additional copy of Sophos Update Manager (SUM) using the command line.
Known to apply to the following Sophos product(s) and version(s)
Sophos Update Manager
Enterprise Console 5.1.0
Enterprise Console 5.0.0
Enterprise Console 4.7.0
Enterprise Console 4.5.0
What to do
Open a command prompt (Start | Run | Type: cmd.exe). The command then takes the form:
Msiexec /l*v C:\logname.log /qb- /i “Location of msi”
The available options are:
|Command line switch ||Description |
|CREATE_NEW_USER=[0|1] ||To create a new user, set to 1; to use an existing user, set to 0 |
|Username (without domain) |
|IS_NET_API_LOGON_DOMAIN_TOKEN ||Domain |
|User's password |
|PASSWORD_VALID_BASE64=1 || |
Optional. Use this switch if:
- the password was BASE64 encoded and prefixed with "enc:"
- if you have a password that includes quotes or semi-colons
|RMSCFGSRC || |
Location for cac.pem/mrinit.conf
If not set, the installer assumes the location is SUM.MSI
|INSTALLDIR || |
If not set, the installer assumes “C:\Program Files\Sophos\Update Manager”
|ARPSYSTEMCOMPONENT=1 || |
Hides the Update Manager installation from Add/Remove Programs.
Do not include if you want the item to be listed in Add/Remove Programs.
ARPSYSTEMCOMPONENT=0 to the installation command will also hide the Sophos Update Manager component in Add/Remove Programs. Therefore do not include this parameter (with any value) if you want the item to be listed.
The procedure for installing an additional update manager without using a script is described in the Help PDF document for your console version.