Enable tamper protection

Important If a management console is used to administer Sophos Endpoint Security and Control on this computer, it may override any changes you make here.

When Sophos Endpoint Security and Control is first installed, tamper protection is disabled. If you are a SophosAdministrator, you can enable tamper protection.

To enable tamper protection:

  1. On the Home page, under Tamper protection, click Configure tamper protection.
    For information about the Home page, see About the Home page.
  2. In the Tamper Protection Configuration dialog box, select the Enable tamper protection check box.
  3. Click Set under the Password box. In the Tamper Protection Password dialog box, enter and confirm the password.
    Tip The password must be at least eight characters long, and must contain numbers and upper and lower-case letters.