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Should I remove Sophos Management Server?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0005%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 2.64 days
77.80 days >
Average installed length: 40.88 days


5.5.0 20.00%
5.4.0 10.00%
5.3.1 10.00%
5.3.0 10.00%
5.2.2 50.00%

Sophos Management Server


Sophos Management Server is a program developed by Sophos Limited. The most used version is 5.2.2, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 software installer includes 56 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 47% of users of Sophos Management Server come from the United States, it is also popular in Singapore and UA.

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{E9366D3F-ED09-42D1-BAFF-1EF2E3BF8A37}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Sophos Management Server

  • 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
  • Msgs.dll - Msgs Dynamic Link Library
  • PurgeDB.exe - PurgeDB
  • RsChs.dll
  • RsCht.dll - Resources for Sophos Enterprise Console
  • RsDeu.dll
  • RsEng.dll
  • RsEsp.dll
  • RsFra.dll - Ressources de Sophos Enterprise Console
  • RsIta.dll - Risorse di Sophos Enterprise Console
  • RsJpn.dll
  • RsNeutral.dll
  • SAVHandler.dll - Sophos-Anti Virus management component module
  • 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)
  • ManagementServiceLib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'ManagementServiceLib'.
  • ExpressionCheckerLib.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

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • 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 Server?

You can uninstall Sophos Management Server 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Sophos Management Server, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 Server.

Win 7 (SP1) 40%
Win Server 2003 10%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 40.00%
Windows 10 40.00%
Windows Vista 10.00%
Windows Server 2003 10.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Server 2012 R2 St... 20.00%
Windows 7 Professional 20.00%
Windows Small Business Se... 10.00%
Windows Server 2016 Datac... 10.00%
Windows Server 2012 Stand... 10.00%
Windows Server 2008 R2 En... 10.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

46.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 46.67%
  Singapore 6.67%
  UA 6.67%
  RS 6.67%
  India 6.67%
  Germany 6.67%
  Italy 6.67%
  United Kingdom 6.67%
  IM 6.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Intel 66.67%
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%
Common models
VMware, Inc. VMware Virtu... 22.22%
Xen HVM domU 11.11%
Intel SWV25 11.11%
IBM System x3650 M3 -[794... 11.11%
HP ProLiant ML150 G6 11.11%
HP Pro 3330 MT 11.11%

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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