VPS sophos anti-virus scanning

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VPS hosting service customers can run updates or manual scans using our Sophos AV add-on.

Running a Sophos update on Windows

  1. Right-click the Sophos AV Tray icon

    Sophos tray
  2. Select Update Now
    A popup window will display the running status and disappear on completion

Running a manual scan on Windows

  1. Right-click the Sophos AV Tray icon
  2. Select Open Sophos Endpoint Security and Control

    Main Sophos screen
  3. Click Scan my computer from the Anti-virus and HIPS icon menu

A popup window will display the running status and disappear on completion.

Running updates for Linux

From a Linux shell run the command: /opt/sophos-av/update/savupdate.sh

Running a manual scan on Linux

From a Linux shell run the command: savscan -all /

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