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Paul Dean updated July 26, 2016 at 1:20 PM


Questions Addressed

  • How do I install Sophos Anti-Virus? How do I install Sophos Anti-Virus?
  • How do I uninstall Sophos Anti-Virus? How do I uninstall Sophos Anti-Virus?



Installing Sophos for Mac

  1. In Finder, go to "Go" in the top menu and choose "Connect to Server..."



  2. In the "Server Address" box, type afp://igppsoftware.ucsd.edu and click Connect
  3. Type in your Open Directory (OD) username and password and click Connect
  4. Select igppsoftware and click OK
  5. Navigate to the /Anti-Virus/Campus_Sophos folder.
  6. Mount Sophos Anti-Virus UCSD 9.X.X YYYYMMDD.dmg by double-clicking on it.
  7. Open up the installer package within the disk image and follow instructions to install.
  8. Once the installation finishes, navigate to your Applications folder and launch Sophos Anti-Virus.
  9. Under the "Sophos Anti-Virus" menu, select Update Now.



  10. If the option to "Update Now" is grayed out, please contact IGPP Help Desk for assistance.


Installing Sophos for Windows

If you want to install Sophos Anti-Virus on your Windows computer, please follow the instructions below:

  1. Click on the Start button and select Run.
    Note: If you are using Windows 7 you may need to search for the Run option.



  2. In the Run window type in '\\igppsoftware.ucsd.edu\igppsoftware' and press OK.



  3. You will be prompted for your username and password. Please enter your IGPP OpenDirectory (OD) credentials. Note: DO NOT cache your credentials when logging into this server.
  4. Press OK to connect.
  5. Navigate to \Anti-Virus\Campus_Sophos\Windows folder.
  6. To install Sophos, run "UCSD Sophos Network Rly05.exe"


Uninstalling Sophos

For instructions on how to uninstall Sophos refer to this wiki page: Uninstalling Sophos Anti-Virus


If you need further assistance, please contact IGPP HelpDesk.

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