SAV for Mac: 'Scan This Mac' does not scan network shares which are not mounted in /Volumes/

  • Article ID: 57574
  • Updated: 06 May 2014

Issue

'Scan this Mac' does not scan network shares which are not mounted in /Volumes/.

First seen in

Sophos Anti-Virus for Mac OS X
Sophos Anti-Virus for Mac Home Edition

Cause

'Scan this Mac' is designed only to scan local (i.e. not network) volumes. It does not scan network shares which are not mounted in /Volumes/.


The below methods are used for scanning network volumes.

What To Do

You can scan network shares in any of the following ways:

  • create a custom scan and add the volumes to that scan
  • locate them in the Finder and select 'Scan with Sophos Anti-Virus'
  • drag them to the Sophos Anti-Virus dock icon

 
If you need more information or guidance, then please contact technical support.

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