Sophos Anti-Virus for UNIX: installation to a non-ASCII path fails with error message

  • Article ID: 49310
  • Updated: 19 May 2009

During an installation of Sophos Anti-Virus for UNIX on to Solaris versions 9 or 10, if you give a non-ASCII path, the installation fails with the message svccfg:Syntax error.

Sophos product and version
Sophos Anti-Virus for UNIX, version 7 and above

Operating system
Solaris versions 9 and 10

What to do

This occurs because of a limitation in Solaris versions 9 and 10.

If an ASCII install path is specified, the installation should proceed correctly.

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

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