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Sophos Endpoint for MAC Users

Thanks for that, I am trying to to create Sophos EndPoint for Home users who are using MAC as their operating system, by following this article...
http://www.sophos.com/en-us/support/knowledgebase/119744.aspx 
I cant seem to run this command under windows OS "CreateUpdatePreconfig".
It gives an error when I run this command “./CreateUpdatePreconfig” 'CreateUpdatePreconfig' is not recognized as an internal or external command,operable program or batch file.
does these instructions need to be run on MAC computer?
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Eoin OSullivanConsultantCommented:
Those instructions are for a Mac computer running OSX and will not be relevant for Windows.

To run that command you need to open a Terminal window and change directory so that you are running the command from the  Mac OS folder hidden inside the Installer App
Sophos\ Installer.app/Contents/MacOS/

If you right click on the Sophos Installer.app file and choose "Show Package Contents" .. it will open a finder window and you'll see a Contents folder ... open that and you'll see one of the folders is called Mac OS.
Now open the Terminal window ... type "cd " (include the space after cd) - then drag and drop the Mac OS folder onto the Terminal window and it will paste the path to that folder
Now press return and you are now working from the Mac OS folder
You should now be able to run that command  “./CreateUpdatePreconfig”
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LeoAuthor Commented:
Thanks, but when i open up the installer folder on MAC, i only see Sophos Installer.exe, however when i open up the same folder on Windows, i can see Sophos Installer.app ->Contents ->  all the folders are listed there.
How can i see all that in MAC?
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LeoAuthor Commented:
i tried following this article...but it doesnt help...
https://www.mikesel.info/show-hidden-files-mac-os-x-10-7-lion/
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LeoAuthor Commented:
but if i click on show package content, i can view it...
do i need to extract it? how?
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LeoAuthor Commented:
if i try to run the commands on Contents folder, it doesnt get applied to Sophos Installer :-(
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LeoAuthor Commented:
do i need somekind of packager software? so i can make changes in the package by defining the servername, username and password, and then package it again?
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LeoAuthor Commented:
apologies i have read your instructions again, it make sense :-)
but i cant seem to drag and drop MACOS folder on to terminal window...
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Eoin OSullivanConsultantCommented:
Did you type "cd " first?
You need to try to drag and drop it onto the window ar the point where the cursor is positioned. You don't HAVE to do this but is usually a quicker way to enter the full system path yo the file. You can simply type in the path too!
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LeoAuthor Commented:
thanks, its working for me now :-)
the only thing, is when i define "PrimaryServerURL" as \\Sophos\updates\package\S000\exsxp; It puts them all in one line....
like  \\SophosupdatespackageS000exsxp, without the slashes....so what I am missing?
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Eoin OSullivanConsultantCommented:
Try using forward slashes in file paths /
//Sophos/updates/....
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