4.2.1 Engines

Under the Inventory > Engines menu all the installed engines are listed with their details such as

  • Name of engine

  • Type of engine. Possible types are

    • Archive engine

    • Anti-malware engine

    • Data sanitization engine

    • Filetype detection engine

    • Utility engine

    • Vulnerability detection engine

  • Platform the engine runs on

  • Engine version

  • Database version the engine is using

  • Engine status (Enabled / Disabled)



To manually trigger update of all scan engine and database packages, click on the Update All button.

Engines can be disabled (and re-enabled afterwards) by clicking on the cross button. When an engine is disabled neither the engine nor the corresponding database package is updated. Status of the engine is displayed by green mark sign, red cross sign or grey cross sign meaning the engine is active, not active or disabled accordingly.