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Scripted Install - Sophos

04/24/2017 3336 views
Hello,

Can someone help me run a scripted install for Sophos on our images? I believe there is no MSI, just an EXE.

Thanks!
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  • Sophos Enterprise?
    • Sorry, no. Sophos Endpoint Protection. I am fairly new at this and was told today we were going to swap over. We had Norton originally.

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If you include SOPHOS as part of an image you must follow these instructions 

https://community.sophos.com/kb/en-us/28591

I do not and instead deploy it after the fact as a GPO or K1000 Managed Install using KACE. I do use a batch file for that. I can share mine if you would like. 
Answered 04/25/2017 by: rockhead44
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We did our Sophos update a few ago and I followed this article sent to us by Sophos...

https://community.sophos.com/kb/en-us/120560

did a -q on the exe file for the silent install and it all went fine

if you wanted to use a bat file in scripting...

@Echo Off
REM Sophos Central Installer

SET MCS_ENDPOINT=Sophos\Management Communications System\Endpoint\McsClient.exe
IF "%PROCESSOR_ARCHITECTURE%" == "x86" GOTO X86_PROG
IF NOT EXIST "%ProgramFiles(x86)%\%MCS_ENDPOINT%" GOTO INSTALL
exit /b 0

:X86_PROG
IF NOT EXIST "%ProgramFiles%\%MCS_ENDPOINT%" GOTO INSTALL
exit /b 0

:INSTALL
\\SERVER\SophosUpdate\SophosInstall.exe -q
exit /b 0
Answered 06/19/2017 by: vjc
Senior Yellow Belt

 
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