Security Agent Tree Commands

Figure 1. Opening the command menu from the Security Agent Tree

A menu appears after you select a group from the Security Agent Tree and click next to the group name. Depending on the type of group you selected, some commands are only available in specific group types or may be disabled. Use the commands to manage the Security Agents within a specific group.

Click to add a new manual group or filter to the Security Agent Tree.

See Adding Manual Groups and Adding New Filters for more informaiton.

The following tables describes the commands that you can use in each group type.

Table 1. All Security Agents Group Commands

Command

Description

Update Now

Updates the latest components to the Security Agents

Note:

Update Now supports the following Security Agent versions:

  • Windows: 5.3 or later

  • Mac: 2.0 or later

  • Android: 8.1 or later

Configure Global Agent Settings

(Available in Classic Mode)

Configures security settings that apply to all supported Security Agents

See Global Settings for more information.

Table 2. Manual Group Commands

Command

Description

Start Normal Scan

Starts scanning Mac and Windows endpoints

Note:

Normal Scan supports Windows Security Agents that are version 5.3 or later and Mac Security Agents that are version 1.7.2801 or later.

Start Aggressive Scan

Starts an advanced scan to analyze and clean threats that Normal Scan cannot remove

Note:
  • Aggressive Scan supports Windows Security Agents that are version 6.3 or later.

  • Running Aggressive Scan may impact endpoint performance and may produce an increased number of false positives.

Stop Scan

Stops scanning Windows endpoints

Note:

Stop Scan supports Windows Security Agents that are version 5.3 or later.

Update Now

Updates the latest components to the Security Agents

Note:

Update Now supports the following Security Agent versions:

  • Windows: 5.3 or later

  • Mac: 2.0 or later

  • Android: 8.1 or later

Configure Policy

(Available in Classic Mode)

Configures group-based security settings for Windows, Mac, and Android Security Agents and passcode settings for iOS Security Profiles

See Configuring Policy for more information.

Replicate Settings

(Available in Classic Mode)

Copies the security settings from one group to specified target groups in the Security Agent Tree. The Security Agents in the target groups then adopt the same settings as the source group.

See Replicating Group Settings for more information.

Restore to Domain OUs

Moves endpoints that already joined an Active Directory domain from a manual group to the domain groups that the endpoints belong to

See Restoring Endpoints from Manual to Active Directory Domain Groups for more information.

Rename

Changes the name of a manual group

Delete

Deletes a manual group from the Security Agent Tree

Note:

Before deleting a group, move all Security Agents in the group to another group.

Table 3. Active Directory Group Commands

Command

Description

Start Normal Scan

Starts scanning Mac and Windows endpoints

Note:

Normal Scan supports Windows Security Agents that are version 5.3 or later and Mac Security Agents that are version 1.7.2801 or later.

Start Aggressive Scan

Starts an advanced scan to analyze and clean threats that Normal Scan cannot remove

Note:
  • Aggressive Scan supports Windows Security Agents that are version 6.3 or later.

  • Running Aggressive Scan may impact endpoint performance and may produce an increased number of false positives.

Stop Scan

Stops scanning Windows endpoints

Note:

Stop Scan supports Windows Security Agents that are version 5.3 or later.

Update Now

Updates the latest components to the Security Agents

Note:

Update Now supports the following Security Agent versions:

  • Windows: 5.3 or later

  • Mac: 2.0 or later

  • Android: 8.1 or later

Configure Policy

(Available in Classic Mode)

Configures group-based security settings for Windows, Mac, and Android Security Agents and passcode settings for iOS Security Profiles

See Configuring Policy for more information.

Move to Manual Group

Moves endpoints to a specific manual group

Table 4. Filter Commands

Command

Description

Start Normal Scan

Starts scanning Mac and Windows endpoints

Note:

Normal Scan supports Windows Security Agents that are version 5.3 or later and Mac Security Agents that are version 1.7.2801 or later.

Start Aggressive Scan

Starts an advanced scan to analyze and clean threats that Normal Scan cannot remove

Note:
  • Aggressive Scan supports Windows Security Agents that are version 6.3 or later.

  • Running Aggressive Scan may impact endpoint performance and may produce an increased number of false positives.

Stop Scan

Stops scanning Windows endpoints

Note:

Stop Scan supports Windows Security Agents that are version 5.3 or later.

Edit Filter Criteria

Changes the criteria of a filter

Rename

Changes the name of a filter

Delete

Deletes a filter from the Security Agent Tree