Settings Tab

The following table outlines the options available on the Settings tab.

Section

Options

Automatic Tasks

  • Update security patterns and components: Select to automatically update the Scanning Tool for the latest security patterns and components.

  • Start scanning the computer: Select to automatically start scanning. To view the result of this scan immediately after it is complete, select Always keep the scanning program open after scanning.

    • Always keep the scanning program open after scanning: Select to ensure that you can view scan logs immediately after a scan completes. This option interrupts the automatic execution of tasks by the Scanning Tool Agent including synchronization or scheduled updates.

  • Sync logs and settings with the Management Program: Select this option to synchronize logs and settings of the Scanning Tool with the Management Program.

    Note:

    Ensure that there is a working network connection between the Scanning Tool Agent and the Management Program.

    Important:

    Only functional for Scanning Tools operating in Management Program Control mode.

Scheduled Tasks

  • Enable scheduled updates: Select to have the Scanning Tool updated at the defined frequency and start time.

  • Enable scheduled scans: Select to have the Scanning Tool scan the endpoint at the specified frequency and start time.

Note:

If both scheduled updates and scheduled scans are enabled, the Scanning Tool performs the update first. The Scanning Tool console automatically closes when both tasks are complete.