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engine-not-ready (Security Antivirus Sophos Engine)


Hierarchy Level


The scan engine is initializing itself, for example, loading the signature database. During this phase, it is not ready to scan a file. A file could either pass or be blocked according to this setting.


  • block—Log the error and deny the traffic

  • log-and-permit—Log the error and permit the traffic

  • permit—Permit the traffic

Required Privilege Level

security—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

Release Information

Statement introduced in Release 11.1.

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