[KB6784] Create a scheduled scan on client workstations using ESET Security Management Center (7.x)

Issue

Required user permissions

This article assumes that you have the appropriate access rights and permissions to perform the tasks below.

If you use the default Administrator user or are unable to perform the tasks below (the option is unavailable), create a second administrator user with all access rights.

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  • Create a scheduled scan for multiple client workstations in a network environment
  • Create a scheduled scan in ESET Endpoint Security or ESET Endpoint Antivirus

Solution

Once these permissions are in place, follow the steps below.

 Endpoint users: Perform these steps on individual client workstations

  1. Open ESET Security Management Web Console (ESMC Web Console) in your web browser and log in.

  2. Click Policies.
  1. Select your default policy for clients, click the gear icon and select Edit. Make sure you have selected ESET Endpoint for Windows policy.
    Policy assignment

    The default policy is already assigned to your clients.  Optionally, you can re-assign the policy to your clients or groups.

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  1. Click Settings Tools Scheduler and click Edit.

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  1. Click Add.

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  2. Type a name for your task into the Task name field, select On-demand computer scan from the drop-down menu and then click Next.

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  1. Select your desired frequency for the new task and click Next.

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  1. Set your desired time of execution (we recommend that you set a time when the computer is powered on during non-business hours), select the check boxes for each day that you want the task to run, and then click Next.

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  1. Select Immediately, if time since last run exceeds a specified value. Set the Time since last run (hours) value to 24 and then click Next.

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  1. Select In-depth scan from the Scan profile drop-down menu and then click Finish.

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  1. Your new scheduled scan will be displayed in the Scheduler window. Click Save to save your changes.

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  2. Click Finish.

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