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Deployment Tips (6)

Most Common Setup Type
Legacy Setup with command line support
Average Package Difficulty Rating
Rated 2 / 5 (Somewhat Easy) based on 1 ratings
Most Commonly Reported Deployment Method
Repackaged (to a proprietary Format)
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Command Line
From an email I received when I asked about uninstall from the command line.

Sophos AutoUpdate
2.0 MsiExec.exe /X {15C418EB-7675-42BE-B2B3-281952DA014D}
2.5 MsiExec.exe /X {15C418EB-7675-42BE-B2B3-281952DA014D}

Sophos Client Firewall (1.5 and 2.0)
1.5 MsiExec.exe /X {17071117-5BB2-4737-B05B-C5FABD367313} REBOOT=SUPPRESS
2.0 MsiExec.exe /X {17071117-5BB2-4737-B05B-C5FABD367313} REBOOT=SUPPRESS
2.5 MsiExec.exe /X{12C00299-B8B4-40D3-9663-66ABEA3198AB} REBOOT=SUPPRESS

Sophos Anti-Virus\Endpoint Security and Control
Remove Sophos Client Firewall first
7.x MsiExec.exe /X {034759DA-E21A-4795-BFB3-C66D17FAD183}
9.0 MsiExec.exe /X {9ACB414D-9347-40B6-A453-5EFB2DB59DFA} REBOOT=SUPPRESS
9.5 MsiExec.exe /X {9ACB414D-9347-40B6-A453-5EFB2DB59DFA} REBOOT=SUPPRESS

Sophos Remote Managment
Not to be performed on SUM / Console installs / Relays
3.0 MsiExec.exe /X {FF11005D-CBC8-45D5-A288-25C7BB304121}
3.1 MsiExec.exe /X {FED1005D-CBC8-45D5-A288-FFC7BB304121}
3.2 MsiExec.exe /X {FED1005D-CBC8-45D5-A288-FFC7BB304121}

NAC Compliance Agent
3.1 MsiExec.exe /X {79406B81-26C4-4EAA-8CE2-5637B3279AC2}
3.2 MsiExec.exe /X {53613148-723B-4EF2-B45E-21F2BE0C0DB3}
3.3 MsiExec.exe /X {1A7EE8FF-391D-4030-8021-5F560189B87F}
3.5 MsiExec.exe /X{8bd17d77-227b-4cf6-bc9a-4304f569d8e9}

How do I log the uninstall if required?
At the end of the command line use the following:
/L*v C:\pathto\sophos_uninstall.log

Example:
MsiExec.exe /X {15C418EB-7675-42BE-B2B3-281952DA014D} /qn /L*v C:\Sophos_SAU_Uninstall.log

How to I manually remove any remnant services?
Note: A reinstall and then uninstall should be attempted first.

SAU
%PROGRAMFILES%\Sophos\AutoUpdate\ALSvc.exe /unregserver
%PROGRAMFILES%\Sophos\AutoUpdate\ALMon.exe /unregserver

SAV
%PROGRAMFILES%\Sophos\Sophos Anti-Virus\SavService.exe /unregserver
%PROGRAMFILES%\Sophos\Sophos Anti-Virus\SavAdminService.exe /unregserver
%PROGRAMFILES%\Sophos\Sophos Anti-Virus\sdcservice.exe /unregserver
NOTE: (Sophos Device Control) sdcservice.exe will also remove itself if a blank device control policy is pushed out to the endpoints.

RMS
%PROGRAMFILES%\Sophos\Remote Management System\ManagementAgentNT.exe -uninstall
%PROGRAMFILES%\Sophos\Remote Management System\AutoUpdateAgentNT.exe -uninstall
%PROGRAMFILES%\Sophos\Remote Management System\RouterNT.exe -uninstall

SCF
%PROGRAMFILES%\Sophos\Sophos Client Firewall\SCFManager.exe /UnregServer
%PROGRAMFILES%\Sophos\Sophos Client Firewall\SCFService.exe /UnregServer
Note: For 64-bit please use %PROGRAMFILES(x86)% instead of %PROGRAMFILES%
Setup Information:
Setup Type: unspecified
Deployment Method Used: unspecified
Deployment Difficulty: unspecified
Platform(s): Windows
0
Command Line
For Antivirus for MAC 7.2 I used the following...

Full Command Line: installer -pkg SophosAntiVirus.mpkg -target
Setup Information:
Setup Type: unspecified
Deployment Method Used: unspecified
Deployment Difficulty: unspecified
Platform(s): Windows
0
Command Line
The following commands are for setup.exe used in Endpoint Security version 9.7 -mng yes|no yes Is the computer to be managed? -scf Install Sophos Client Firewall (Windows 2000+) -patch http://<MANAGEMENTSERVERADDRESSr> Installs Sophos Patch agent and specifies the address of the Sophos management server. Only available with version 10+. -nac http://<NACSERVERADDRESS> Installs network access control and specifies the address of the Sophos NAC server -crt R Removes third-party security software automatically -updp <path> <location of setup.exe> Location of the primary CID from where the computer will get its updates. -user<username> blank Account for accessing the primary CID location. -pwd <password> blank Password for the above account. -ouser <username> Obfuscated account name for accessing the CID location, if required. -opwd <password> Obfuscated password. -mngcfg <RMS config path> <location of Setup.exe> Location of the RMS configuration files. -compname <computername> Specify a computer name to override the one used in Windows. This name will appear in Enterprise Console. Notes: The name must be shorter than 31 characters. If you would like to include a space, it must be enclosed in "double quotes". -compdesc <computerdescription> Specify a computer description to override the one used in Windows. This description will appear in Enterprise Console. -domain <domainname> Specify a domainname to override that on the client. This name will appear in Enterprise Console/ Manager. -g "\<nameofserver>\<Groupname>" Specifies the group (set up in Enterprise Console/ Manager) to which the computer will belong. The path: is case sensitive must not end in a backslash must include the management server must be enclosed in "double quotes" if switches (backslashes) are used Example: "\[SecServerName]\TopLevelGroup\Group" -rlogin Start reinstallalation on Windows 95/98/Me computers from login scripts. -login Start installation on Windows 95/98/Me computers from login scripts. -s No Perform installation silently. -ni No Perform a non-interactive installation. -? Display command line parameter help.
Setup Information:
Setup Type: unspecified
Deployment Method Used: unspecified
Deployment Difficulty: unspecified
Platform(s): Windows
0
Note
Be wary of the included firewall with Endpoint 9.7, it will by default block Citrix, Outlook, and any other 3rd party applications that are not approved.
Setup Information:
Setup Type: unspecified
Deployment Method Used: unspecified
Deployment Difficulty: unspecified
Platform(s): Windows
0
Script
setup.exe -s -ni -crt The script above installs Endpoint Security silently with no user interaction all while silently uninstalling any existing antivirus software.
Setup Information:
Setup Type: unspecified
Deployment Method Used: unspecified
Deployment Difficulty: unspecified
Platform(s): Windows
-2
Command Line
For Sophos Anti-Virus 7.6.5 I used the following...

Full Command Line: SAV_INSTALLER.exe /silent
Setup Information:
Setup Type: unspecified
Deployment Method Used: unspecified
Deployment Difficulty: unspecified
Platform(s): Windows

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