[GREEN][ESG][Mac] – MacOS 10.15 beta support and known issues

Apple MacOS 10.15 “Catalina” beta is not supported by Sophos. As per usual policy we do not support Beta operating systems. We expect to release a software update prior to the full release which will support the full release of 10.15.

Known issues:

  • Sophos Central cannot be contacted
  • Sophos Central Installer will fail to contact central
  • Sophos Installer will fail to obtain elevated privileges
  • Sophos Finder Scan extension running multiple times in Activity Monitor
  • Text in Sophos UI may have incorrect sizes

Applies to the following Sophos product(s) and version(s)

Central Mac Endpoint

Sophos Anti-Virus for Mac Home Edition

Sophos Anti-Virus for Mac OS X

Beta operating system not supported.

Cannot install Sophos Central Endpoint, cannot communicate with Sophos Central, cannot install Sophos Home

May not be able to install standalone and SEC-managed Sophos Anti-Virus.

Development is working on a software update to correct these issues prior to the full release of MacOS 10.15.

To be updated when software updates are scheduled/available.

Do not install Sophos on MacOS 10.15 beta. It is unsupported and has large known issues.

This article will be updated when more information becomes available.

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