OfficeScan Client Roaming Privilege

Grant certain users the OfficeScan client roaming privilege if client-server events are interfering with the users’ tasks. For example, a user who frequently gives presentations can enable roaming mode before starting a presentation to prevent the OfficeScan server from deploying OfficeScan client settings and initiating scans on the OfficeScan client.

When clients are in roaming mode:

  • OfficeScan clients do not send logs to the OfficeScan server, even if there is a functional connection between the server and clients.

  • The OfficeScan server does not initiate tasks and deploy OfficeScan client settings to the clients, even if there is functional connection between the server and clients.

  • OfficeScan clients update components if they can connect to any of their update sources. Sources include the OfficeScan server, Update Agents, or a custom update source.

    The following events trigger an update on roaming clients:

    • The user performs a manual update.

    • Automatic client update runs. You can disable automatic client update on roaming clients.

    • Scheduled update runs. Only clients with the required privileges can run scheduled updates. You can revoke this privilege anytime.