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Install Sophos XG from USB Stick

Some years ago, I wrote an article about installing Sophos UTM with an USB stick. Now it’s time for XG ;)

First, I had a problem creating the stick with Rufus. The decive couldn’t boot from the usb device:

Starting Firmware Installation
Failed getting ISO disk
press y to reboot

than I tried the DD mode in Rufus. Just load the ISO file from Sophos Portal and load it into Rufus. Plugin your USB stick and click on the small CD-ROM icon, choose the ISO file and click start. You will get a message where you can choose ISO or DD Image mode. Choose DD mode in this case:

now you can successful install XG on your device:

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