Creating an evaluation job

Article:HOWTO13255  |  Created: 2008-01-07  |  Updated: 2008-01-08  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO13255
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Creating an evaluation job

You can evaluate the assets in your organizations against specific standards. The Create or Edit Evaluation Job wizard lets you create or edit an evaluation job.

To create an evaluation job

  1. Go to Manage > Standards.

  2. In the Standards view, do one of the following:

    • Right-click the standard that you want to evaluate and select Evaluate.

    • Select the standard that you want to evaluate and on the taskbar, click Run Evaluation.

    • Select the standard that you want to evaluate and on the Tasks menu, select Run Evaluation.

  3. In the Specify Job Name and Description panel, in the Job Name box, type a name for the evaluation job that you want to create.

  4. In the Description box, type a description for the evaluation job and click Next.

  5. In the Select Targets panel, in the tree pane, select a folder. You can further select from the displayed folder contents.

    The selected assets are displayed in the Selected Items list.

  6. In the Schedule Job panel, select any one of the following:

    • If you want to run the evaluation job after the wizard closes, check Run Now.

    • If you want to run the job at a specified interval, check Run Periodically and enter the following information.

      In the Start On box, enter the start date and time to run the job.

      Under the Run periodically options, if you want to run the job only one time, select Run Once. If you want to run the job after specific days, select the number of days in the Run every Day list box. Click Next.

    You must set a password in the System Management > User Preferences > Data Collection Password. If you fail to set the password, a warning message appears when you schedule the job. You can click OK in the message box and specify the scheduling details. But you must set the password before the scheduled time for running the job.

  7. In the Specify Notification Details panel, enter the job completion notification details on the Job Success tab. Enter the job failure notification details on the Job Failure tab. Both the tabs on this panel contain the same options. Check Send notification, enter the following information and then click Next:

    • Enter the subject and message of the notification mail.

    • Enter the sender and the receiver email ID.

      Notification can be sent to multiple recipients.

  8. In the Summary panel, review the information that you have entered. Click Back to make any changes, else click Next.

  9. Click Finish to exit the wizard.

    To monitor the current status of the job, go to Monitor > Jobs.


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