System.xml - description of fields you can change

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System.xml is a core configuration file used by Sophos Update Manager (SUM).

This article describes the fields that can be changed in system.xml to change the default SUM locations.

Applies from the following Sophos product and version
Enterprise Console 4.7.0

System.xml is located in the following folder:

  • Enterprise Console 4.x: C:\Program Files\Sophos\Enterprise Console\SUM\
  • Enterprise Console 5 (upgraded from version 4): C:\Program Files\Sophos\Enterprise Console\SUM\
  • Enterprise Console 5 (fresh install): C:\Program Files\Sophos\Update Manager\

 Note: On 64-bit computers 'Program Files' is 'Program Files (x86)'.

Setting Description Defaults Recommended method of changing this value
[DataPath]

comprised of:

  • local path. The Update Manager writes the warehouse to this path. It is also where the default update locations are stored.
  • remote path. This is the network path to the shared location.

Windows 2003: C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Sophos\Update Manager\

Windows 2008+: C:\ProgramData\Sophos\Update Manager\Update Manager\

\\[server name]\SophosUpdate

  1. Unshare the default directory.
  2. Create a new directory on a  Windows Server.
  3. Modify the security permissions on the folder to include:
    • SumUser: Read & Execute
    • Users: Read & Execute
    • NETWORK SERVICE: Full Control
  4. Share the new directory as SophosUpdate.
  5. Modify the share permissions to:
    • ‘Everyone’:Full Control
  6. Change the local path value in system.xml.

Note: The SumUser is the account specified during the Enterprise Console installation. For further information see article 113954.

[TempPath] This is the decode directory. When the Update Manager is ready to decode the files from the warehouse, it copies them into this directory before placing them in the shared location. Windows 2003: C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Sophos\Update Manager\Working\

Windows 2008+: C:\ProgramData\Sophos\Update Manager\Working\
  1. Modify the security permissions on the 'Working' folder to include:
    • Users: Read & Execute
    • NETWORK SERVICE: Full Control
    • Administrators: Full Control

 
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