Sophos Anti-Virus for Linux and UNIX: Version comparison

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  • Aggiornato: 09 gen 2014

This article provides a version comparison for Sophos Anti-Virus products on Linux & UNIX

Applies to the following Sophos product(s) and version(s)
SAV for Linux / UNIX 9.x
SAV for Linux / UNIX 7.x
SAV for Linux / UNIX 4.x

Operating systems
Linux / Unix

Managed Linux & Unix:  Version Comparison

These products are referred to as ''Managed Linux & Unix' packages. However, remote management is entirely optional, and standalone installation is available.   

Version 9.x

Version 9.x contains the same great features as version 7.x, but also includes:

  • LiveProtection (in-the-cloud detection technology) (Linux only)
  • (Beta) support for fanotify on-access scanning interception method (Linux only)
  • Improved logging for scheduled scans
  • Improved updating model - Including direct updates from Sophos for UNIX endpoints

Version 7.x

Note:  This product is approaching retirement.  We recommend upgrading to version 9.x.
The following features are included:

  • On-Access scanning (Linux only)
  • Centralized Management & Reporting (Requires Sophos Enterprise Console)
  • Automatic updating
  • Scheduled scanning
  • E-Mail alerts
  • WebGUI (Linux only)
  • On-Demand scanner as seen in Version 4.x

Unmanaged Linux & Unix:  Version Comparsion

Version 4.x

Version 4.x is a lightweight command-line scanner for detecting malware threats on Linux & Unix.  The product does not contain automated updating functionality, or any of the other functions of Version 9.x.  Wherever possible, we recommend upgrading to version 9.x.







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