This article describes how to install Sophos Anti-Virus for Linux & UNIX v7/9.
What To Do
Before you start, ensure that your computers satisfy the system requirements for this product.
You can obtain Sophos Anti-Virus for Linux either by download from the Sophos website or by performing a managed installation from Sophos Enterprise Console.
Download (Standalone Installation)
- Log on to your server as root.
- Go to the Sophos Anti-Virus for Linux download web page, and download the Sophos Anti-Virus for Linux tarball to a temporary directory.
- Follow the instructions in section 2.1.1, 'Install Sophos Anti-Virus' of the Sophos Anti-Virus for Linux Startup guide.
Sophos Enterprise Console (Managed Installation)
Follow the instructions in the following knowledgebase article:
Sophos Anti-Virus for Linux/Unix v7: Installing an Enterprise Console managed endpoint
Sophos Anti-Virus for Linux/Unix v9: Installing an Enterprise Console managed endpoint
Note: If you are running Sophos Anti-Virus for UNIX/Linux, version 4.x, and you want to upgrade to Sophos Anti-Virus for Linux, refer to the knowledgebase article describing how to upgrade.