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Hierarchy Level


Turn off automatic data file (pattern file) update for the Kaspersky Lab, Juniper Express, or Sophos engines.


The data files used with Sophos are not typical virus pattern files; they are small files that help guide virus scanning logic. The full virus pattern database is stored on an external Sophos server called the Sophos Extensible List (SXL) server.

Required Privilege Level

security—To view this statement in the configuration.

security-control—To add this statement to the configuration.

Release Information

The Express and Kaspersky Antivirus feature is not supported from Junos OS Release 15.1X49-D10 onwards. For previous releases, statement introduced in Junos OS Release 9.5 for Juniper Express engine and Kaspersky Lab engine. Support for Sophos engine added in Junos OS Release 11.1.

The [edit security utm default-configuration] hierarchy level is introduced in Junos OS Release 18.2R1.

Support for Avira engine added in Junos OS Release 18.4R1.