Sophos Anti-Virus for Netware: 'Failed to verify sys:/sweep/xxxxxx.ide'

  • Article ID: 50667
  • Updated: 30 Mar 2009

When running the LOAD SWEEP command to run the Sophos Anti-Virus program on a netware server, you may encounter an error, such as:

failed to verify sys:/sqeep/xxxxxx.ide

Sophos product and version:
Sophos Anti-Virus for NetWare, version 4.37.0

Operating system
NetWare 6.x

What to do

You may encounter this error if you have previously installed Sophos Anti-Virus on this server and some older IDE files are being loaded by the virus engine. Replace the IDE files as described in Section 3.1 of the Sophos Anti-Virus for Netware startup guide:

If you need more information or guidance, then please contact technical support.

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