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VersionDistribution
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Sophos Management Database

Overview

Sophos Management Database is a software program developed by Sophos Limited. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The primary executable is named Sophos.FrontEnd.Service.exe. The setup package generally installs about 55 files and is usually about 19.66 MB (20,619,205 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows Vista (SP2) and Windows Server 2003. While about 57% of users of Sophos Management Database come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and IM.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.sophos.com
Help link: www.sophos.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Sophos\Enterprise Console\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{E3C70B2C-0549-4F4C-87BE-B3D0EBDDAF26}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 19.66 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Sophos Management Database

Program executable:Sophos.FrontEnd.Service.exe
Name:Sophos Endpoint Management
Sophos Management Host Service
Path:C:\Program Files\Sophos\Enterprise Console\Sophos.FrontEnd.Service.exe
MD5:58af27428c05296ac8d47b28b7175c46
Additional files:
  • DataBackupRestore.exe - Sophos Endpoint Management (DataBackupRestore)
  • DataControl.dll - Sophos Enterprise Console Data Control Policy
  • EmErr.dll - Error handling module
  • EMRptVwr.dll - Sophos Enterprise Console Viewer reporting ActiveX control
  • EMTrace.dll - Trace module
  • EnterpriseConsole.exe - Sophos Enterprise Console
  • ESAppLogic.dll - Sophos Enterprise Suite Application Logic DLL module
  • ESAppLogicPS.dll - Sophos application logic Proxy/Stub module
  • ExportConfig.exe - Sophos ExportConfig tool
  • MgntSvc.exe - Sophos Management Service
  • MgntSvcDLL.dll - Sophos Management Service DLL module
  • MgntSvcPS.dll - Sophos Management Service Proxy/Stub module
  • MgntSvcPS64.dll
  • Msgs.dll - Msgs Dynamic Link Library
  • PurgeDB.exe - PurgeDB
  • RsChs.dll
  • RsCht.dll - Resources for Sophos Enterprise Console
  • RsDeu.dll
  • RsEng.dll
  • Sophos.Configuration.Client.dll - Sophos.Configuration.Client
  • Sophos.Configuration.Communication.Interfaces.dll - Sophos.Configuration.Communication.Interfaces
  • Sophos.Core.dll - Sophos.Core
  • Sophos.FrontEnd.Service.exe - Sophos Management Host Service
  • Sophos.PluginManager.Business.dll - Sophos Plugin Manager Business
  • Sophos.PluginManager.Business.Interfaces.dll - Sophos.PluginManager.Business.Interfaces
  • Sophos.PluginManager.Communication.dll - Sophos.PluginManager.Communication
  • Sophos.PluginManager.Communication.Interfaces.dll - Sophos.PluginManager.Communication.Interfaces
  • Sophos.PluginManager.Domain.dll - Sophos.PluginManager.Domain
  • Sophos.PluginManager.Exceptions.dll - Sophos.PluginManager.Exceptions
  • Sophos.PluginManager.Host.dll - Sophos.PluginManager.Host
  • Sophos.PluginManager.Plugin.dll - Sophos.PluginManager.Plugin
  • CertificationClientLibrary.dll - Sophos Messaging System (Sophos CertificationClientLibrary)
  • CertificationLib.dll - Sophos CertificationLibrary
  • CertificationManagerDLL.dll - Sophos Certification Manager
  • CertificationManagerServiceNT.exe - Sophos Certification Manager Service
  • CreateInitFile.exe - Sophos RMS Initialisation File Creation Tool
  • MSClientLib.dll - Sophos MSClientLib
  • ExpressionChecker.dll - Sophos Anti-Virus (Data Control search expression syntax checker)
  • ExpressionCheckerLib.dll
  • ManagementServiceLib.dll
  • Common.Logging.dll (by http://netcommon.sf.net) - Common Logging Framework
  • Common.Logging.Log4Net.dll (by http://netcommon.sourceforge.net/)
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • Quartz.dll (by http://quartznet.sourceforge.net/) - Quarz.NET 1.0
  • log4net.dll (by The Apache Software Foundation) - log4net (log4net for .NET Framework 2.0)
  • ace.dll - ACE
  • ACE_SSL.dll
  • ObfuscationUtil.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Services
  • Sophos.FrontEnd.Service.exe runs as a service named 'Sophos Management Host' (SophosManagementHostService) "Hosts Sophos Management Components".
  • MgntSvc.exe runs as a service named 'Sophos Management Service' (Sophos Management Service) "Sophos Management Service".
  • CertificationManagerServiceNT.exe runs as a service named 'Sophos Certification Manager' (Sophos Certification Manager) "Certifies Sophos Managed Applications".

How do I remove Sophos Management Database?

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Or, you can uninstall Sophos Management Database from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Sophos Management Database, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Sophos Management Database.

OS VERSIONS
Win Vista (SP2) 25%
Win 8 25%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 25.00%
Windows Server 2003 25.00%
Windows 7 25.00%
Windows 8 25.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows Server ... 25.00%
Windows Server (R) 2008 S... 25.00%
Windows Server 2012 Stand... 25.00%
Windows Small Business Se... 25.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

57.14% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 57.14%
  United Kingdom 14.29%
  IM 14.29%
  UA 14.29%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Intel 75.00%
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
Common models
VMware, Inc. VMware Virtu... 33.33%
Intel SWV25 33.33%
HP ProLiant ML150 G6 33.33%

About Sophos Limited

Sophos is a developer of security software and hardware, including anti-virus, anti-spam, anti-spyware, network access control and data loss prevention for desktops, servers, email systems and other network gateways.
Publisher URL: www.sophos.com

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