Enterprise Solutions: Windows NT and Windows 95/98/Me log files

  • Article ID: 43398
  • Updated: 12 Mar 2013

For information on other endpoint log files see article 43391.

Windows NT

sweep.log
Location C:\Program Files\Sophos\ Sophos Anti-Virus\
Description Virus scan log.
Log Level Logging level cannot be adjusted externally.
alc.log
Location C:\Program Files\Sophos\AutoUpdate\Logs\
Description This file contains logging information relating to the update of system components. You must use the 'Sophos log viewer' to read this file.
Log Level Can be set in the Sophos Enterprise Console in the updating policy for a group. On the logging tab select 'Normal' or 'Verbose'.
Agent-yyyymmdd-hhmmss.log
Location Version 4.7 and above:
C:\WINNT\Profiles\All Users\Application Data\Sophos\Remote Management System\3\Agent\Logs
Version 4.6:
C:\Program Files\Sophos\Remote Management System\Agent\Logs\
Description Remote Management System agent log.
Log Level Logging level cannot be adjusted externally.
Router-yyyymmdd-hhmmss.log
Location Version 4.7 and above:
C:\WINNT\Profiles\All Users\Application Data\Sophos\Remote Management System\3\Router\Logs
Version 4.6:
C:\Program Files\Sophos\Remote Management System\Router\Logs\
Description Log of the management agent's message router activity.
Log Level Logging level cannot be adjusted externally.
Sophos Anti-Virus install log.txt
Location C:\WINNT\Temp\
Description Log of the anti-virus installation.
Log Level Logging level cannot be adjusted externally.
Sophos RMS install log.txt
Location C:\WINNT\
Description Log of the management system installation.
Log Level Logging level cannot be adjusted externally.
Client MRInit-yyyymmdd-hhmmss.log
Location C:\WINNT\ and Windows temporary folder
Description Router installation log.
Log Level Logging level cannot be adjusted externally.
Sophos ES setup.log
Location Windows temporary folder.
Description Installation log.
Log Level Logging level cannot be adjusted externally.
<username>.rep
Location
  • (If Sophos Anti-Virus has not been installed previously)
    C:\Program Files\Sophos\ Sophos Anti-Virus\
  • (If you are upgrading from an earlier version of Sophos Anti-Virus)
    C:\Program Files\Sophos SWEEP for NT\Reports\
Description Immediate scan log (<username> is the name of the currently logged on user).
Log Level Can be adjusted.
<jobname>.rep
Location
  • (If Sophos Anti-Virus has not been installed previously)
    C:\Program Files\Sophos\ Sophos Anti-Virus\
  • (If you are upgrading from an earlier version of Sophos Anti-Virus)
    C:\Program Files\Sophos SWEEP for NT\Reports\
Description Scheduled scan log (<jobname> is the name you give to the scan).
Log Level Can be adjusted.
Sophos AutoUpdate install log.txt
Location Windows temporary folder
Description Sophos AutoUpdate installation log.
Log Level Logging level cannot be adjusted externally.

Windows 95/98/Me

sweep.log
Location C:\Program Files\Sophos\ Sophos Anti-Virus\
Description Virus scan log.
Log Level Logging level cannot be adjusted externally.
alc.log
Location C:\Program Files\Sophos\AutoUpdate\Logs\
Description This file contains logging information relating to the update of system components. You must use the 'Sophos log viewer' to read this file.
Log Level Can be set in Enterprise Console in the updating policy for a group. On the Logging tab, select 'Normal' or 'Verbose'.
Agent-yyyymmdd-hhmmss.log
Location C:\Program Files\Sophos\Remote Management System\Agent\Logs\
Description Remote Management System agent log.
Log Level Logging level cannot be adjusted externally.
Router-yyyymmdd-hhmmss.log
Location C:\Program Files\Sophos\Remote Management System\Router\Logs\
Description Log of the management agent's message router activity.
Log Level Logging level cannot be adjusted externally.
Sophos RMS install log.txt
Location Windows temporary folder.
Description Log of the management system install.
Log Level Logging level cannot be adjusted externally.
Client MRInit-yyyymmdd-hhmmss.log
Location Windows temporary folder.
Description Router installation log.
Log Level Logging level cannot be adjusted externally.
Sophos ES setup.log
Location Windows temporary folder.
Description Installation log.
Log Level Logging level cannot be adjusted externally.
msievent.log
Location Windows temporary folder.
Description Installation log.
Log Level Logging level cannot be adjusted externally.
icload.log
Location C:\Program Files\Sophos\ Sophos Anti-Virus\
Description Log file for loading InterCheck
Log Level Logging level cannot be adjusted externally.
ICSupp.log
Location C:\Program Files\Sophos\ Sophos Anti-Virus\
Description On-access scanning activity log.
Log Level Logging level cannot be adjusted externally.
sweep.rep
Location C:\Program Files\Sophos\ Sophos Anti-Virus\
Description Immediate scan log.
Log Level Can be adjusted.
Sophos AutoUpdate install log.txt
Location Windows temporary folder
Description Sophos AutoUpdate installation log.
Log Level Logging level cannot be adjusted externally.

 
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