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Sophos Central - Installation Instructions for Linux

Starting July of 2021, IS&T has migrated to a new version of Sophos called Sophos Central. MIT users have until the summer of 2022 before the old version will stop receiving updates. This page references the new version of Sophos. You can see documentation for legacy Sophos here and download the newest version of Sophos here.
  1. Download the Sophos Central install script from the MIT Software Grid. Verify that your computer's operating system meets the requirements for this product.
  2. Change to the Downloads directory.
  3. Change the file permissions to include “execute”:
  4. Run the installer with elevated privileges:
  5. Wait a few minutes for the files to download and install.
  6. Congrats. Sophos Central is now installed.

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June 30, 2021

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