Configuring Agent Privileges and Other Settings

Grant users the privileges to modify certain settings and perform high level tasks on the Security Agent.


Antivirus settings only appear after activating the Apex One Antivirus feature.


To enforce uniform settings and policies throughout the organization, grant limited privileges to users.

  1. Go to Agents > Agent Management.
  2. In the agent tree, click the root domain icon () to include all agents or select specific domains or agents.
  3. Click Settings > Privileges and Other Settings.
  4. On the Privileges tab, configure the following user privileges:
    Table 1. Agent Privileges

    Agent Privileges


    Independent Mode Privilege

    Security Agent Independent Mode Privilege

    Scan Privileges

    Scan Type Privileges

    Scheduled Scan Privileges

    Scheduled Scan Privileges and Other Settings

    Firewall Privileges

    Firewall Privileges

    Behavior Monitoring Privileges

    Behavior Monitoring Privileges

    Trusted Program List

    Trusted Program List Privilege

    Mail Scan Privileges

    Mail Scan Privileges and Other Settings

    Proxy Setting Privileges

    Granting Proxy Configuration Privileges

    Component Update Privileges

    Configuring Update Privileges and Other Settings

    Unloading and Unlocking

    Granting the Agent Unloading and Unlocking Privilege


    Granting the Security Agent Uninstallation Privilege

  5. Click the Other Settings tab and configure the following settings:
    Table 2. Other Agent Settings



    Update Settings

    Configuring Update Privileges and Other Settings

    Web Reputation Settings

    Web Threat Notifications for Agent Users

    Behavior Monitoring Settings

    Behavior Monitoring Privileges

    C&C Contact Alert Settings

    C&C Contact Alert Notifications for Agent Users

    Central Quarantine Restore Alert Settings

    Displays a notification message on the endpoint after restoring a quarantined file

    Predictive Machine Learning Settings

    Displays a notification message on the endpoint after detecting an unknown threat

    Security Agent Self-protection

    Security Agent Self-protection

    Scheduled Scan Settings

    Granting Scheduled Scan Privileges and Displaying the Privilege Notification

    Cache Settings for Scans

    Cache Settings for Scans

    POP3 Email Scan Settings

    Granting Mail Scan Privileges and Enabling POP3 Mail Scan

    Security Agent Access Restriction

    Security Agent Console Access Restriction

    Restart Notification

    Security Risk Notifications for Security Agent Users

  6. If you selected domain(s) or agent(s) in the agent tree, click Save. If you clicked the root domain icon, choose from the following options:
    • Apply to All Agents: Applies settings to all existing agents and to any new agent added to an existing/future domain. Future domains are domains not yet created at the time you configured the settings.

    • Apply to Future Domains Only: Applies settings only to agents added to future domains. This option will not apply settings to new agents added to an existing domain.