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server (Security Sophos Engine Antivirus)

Syntax (Starting in Junos OS Release 23.1R1)

Syntax (Prior to Junos OS Release 23.1R1)

Hierarchy Level


Prior to Junos OS 23.1R1, you can configure the server parameters by entering the server IP address.

Starting in Junos OS Release 23.1R1, content security supports the new antivirus Sophos Live Protection version 2.0. The new version of Sophos antivirus uses an HTTPS connection for the device-to-server communication. For the HTTPS connection, you must create an SSL initiation profile and add the profile to the default configuration of the Sophos engine. See profile (SSL Initiation) to create an SSL initiation profile.



Specify the server host IP address or string host name.

  • Default:


Specify Sophos anitivirus and antispam first-hop DNS server IP address.


Specify the server port number.

  • Range: 1 through 65535

  • Default: 443

routing-instance name

Specify the name of the routing instance.


Specify the source IP address used to connect Sophos server.


Specify the SSL initiation profile name.

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 Junos OS Release 15.1X49-D90.

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

The host, port, and ssl-profile options introduced in Junos OS Release 23.1R1.