Policies pane, double-click
Updating, then double-click the policy you
want to change.
Updating Policy dialog box, click the
Secondary Server tab, and then select the
Specify secondary server details check box.
Address (HTTP or UNC) box, do one of the
Enter the HTTP
URL or UNC network path of the update server share.
Important: If you choose an HTTP URL or a share that is
not maintained by a managed Update Manager, Enterprise Console cannot check
that the specified software subscription is available. You must manually ensure
that the share contains the specified software subscription, otherwise
computers will not be updated.
If the policy includes Mac endpoints and you specified a UNC path
Address field, under
Select a file-sharing protocol for Mac OS X,
select a protocol for Macs to access the update share.
If necessary, in the
Username field, enter the username for the
account that will be used to access the server, and then enter and confirm the
password. For Sophos HTTP, this is your subscription credentials.
This account should have only read-only (browsing) access rights
to the share you entered in the address field above.
Note: If the username needs to be qualified to indicate the domain, use the form
domain\username. For information about how to check a Windows user account,
see Sophos knowledgebase article
To throttle bandwidth, click
Advanced. In the
Advanced settings dialog box, select the
Limit amount of bandwidth used check box, and
then use the slider control to specify the maximum bandwidth in Kbits/second.
If you access the update source via a proxy server, click
Proxy details. In the
Proxy details dialog box, select the
Access the server via a proxy check box, and
then enter the proxy server
Port number. Enter a
Password that give access to the proxy server.
If the username needs to be qualified to indicate the domain, use the form
Note: Some internet service providers require HTTP requests to be
sent to a proxy server.
Click OK to close the Updating
Policy dialog box.
Groups pane, right-click a group that uses the
updating policy you just changed, and then click
Comply with > Group
Repeat this step for each group that uses this updating policy.