Add or remove Sophos Central Endpoint features

This article will show you how to easily re-install or uninstall additional endpoint features, such as Intercept X or Device Encryption, on an already installed Sophos Endpoint Client.

Info: This guide is intended for anyone who has already installed a Sophos Central Endpoint Client and now wishes to install or uninstall Intercept X or Device Encryption. All these steps can be done conveniently in Sophos Central.

Requirements

  • Sophos Central account
  • At least one computer with the Sophos Endpoint Client installed

1. Sign in to your Sophos Central account

Log in to the Sophos Central Admin at https://central.sophos.com.

2. Display all computers with an Endpoint Client

Click in the left Sidebar under My Products on Endpoint Protection. Then select the menu item Computers in the Sidebar. Afterwards, all computers on which you have installed an endpoint client will be listed.

3. Manage Features

Click on the button labeled Manage Endpoint Software in the upper right corner. In the Software List, choose between Endpoint Protection, Intercept X or Device Encryption. By clicking on the desired category, you will get a list of suitable computers on the left side of the page, where you can install the product. On the right-hand side, you will see all computers on which the feature has already been installed. Select one or more computers and move them with the arrows between the two columns either to the right or left.

4. Save changes

Once all computers have been assigned or withdrawn the desired functions, all changes can be saved by clicking on Save. As soon as the affected clients have received the new configuration from Sophos Central, the functions are added or removed.