This article is relevant to Sophos Anti-Virus for Mac OS X version 8 only
If you have Sophos Anti-Virus installed and configured in the following way, the local installation of Sophos Anti-Virus fails to update:
- Sophos Anti-Virus is installed on the same computer as Sophos Update Manager (SUM).
- The Sophos Anti-Virus updating policy configured through SUM, is set to update from the distribution point via an afp (Apple Filing Protocol) share.
First seen in
Sophos Anti-Virus for Mac OS X
What To Do
Manually set the updating policy to
file:///<volume-name>/Sophos Anti-Virus/ESOSX as described in the Sophos Anti-Virus for Mac OS X Network Startup Guide.