These are the release notes for Sophos Enterprise Console, the on-premise software that manages and updates Sophos security products on networked computers.
Sophos Enterprise Console 5.5.
Issues fixed since release 5.4.1 include:
For operating system requirements and supported SQL Server versions, see http://www.sophos.com/en-us/support/knowledgebase/113278.aspx.
The installer also attempts to install the following software:
You will need to have the following software installed:
For more information about installing required system software, refer to the Enterprise Console startup documentation published at http://www.sophos.com/en-us/support/documentation/enterprise-console.aspx.
Enterprise Console requires certain ports to be open. For more information, go to http://www.sophos.com/en-us/support/knowledgebase/38385.aspx.
For hardware requirements, see https://www.sophos.com/en-us/support/knowledgebase/118635.aspx.
You can upgrade to Enterprise Console 5.5 directly from the versions listed below.
If you are using Sophos Control Center 4.0.1 or 4.1, you will need to upgrade in two steps by following one of the supported upgrade paths:
See also knowledgebase article 119105 for more information about different upgrade paths.
The installers for earlier versions of Enterprise Console are available from the Sophos Enterprise Console Downloads page (http://www.sophos.com/en-us/support/downloads/console/sophos-enterprise-console.aspx).
The following table shows version compatibility between Enterprise Console tools and Enterprise Console.
The Enterprise Console tools are available for download from https://www.sophos.com/support/downloads.aspx.
|Enterprise Console||Reporting Interface||Reporting Log Writer||Virtualization Scan Controller|
* Since version 5.1, Reporting Interface database objects are installed as part of the Enterprise Console database installation, and the standalone installer on the Sophos Reporting Interface download page includes only Reporting Log Writer.
For distributed installations of Enterprise Console (with SQL Server on a different server) the Sophos Management Service may not start if the "SOPHOS" database instance was created by PureMessage for Microsoft Exchange, or if the chosen SQL Server instance has TCP/IP protocol disabled.
To work around this problem, do the following.
This issue does not appear when upgrading to Enterprise Console 5.4.x or later from Enterprise Console 5.1 or later.
For more information about issues with upgrading Enterprise Console, see http://www.sophos.com/en-us/support/knowledgebase/114627.aspx.
For more information and instructions on how to enable deployment, see http://www.sophos.com/en-us/support/knowledgebase/118354.aspx.
To work around this problem, do one of the following.
Do not synchronize any Active Directory groups that contain machines which have identically-named computers. Manage the computers manually.
For information about limitations of data control, see http://www.sophos.com/en-us/support/knowledgebase/63016.aspx.
For release notes and other documentation for managed endpoint software, follow these links:
Before using Sophos Reporting Interface, read the Sophos Reporting Interface documentation.
Sophos documentation is published at www.sophos.com/en-us/support/documentation.aspx.
For information about changes in earlier versions of Sophos Enterprise Console, see the following release notes:
You can find technical support for Sophos products in any of these ways:
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