Changing the password that is required to scan mapped network drives

Article:HOWTO27166  |  Created: 2010-01-08  |  Updated: 2010-01-15  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO27166
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Changing the password that is required to scan mapped network drives

Symantec Endpoint Protection requires users on client computers to provide a password before they can scan a mapped network drive. By default, this password is set to symantec.

Note:
If users scan network drives, the scan can impact the client computer performance.

You can click Help for more information about the options that are used in the procedure.

To change the password that is required to scan mapped drives

  1. On the Antivirus and Antispyware Policy page, under Windows Settings, click Miscellaneous.

  2. On the Miscellaneous tab, under Scan Network Drive, check Ask for password before scanning a mapped network drive.

  3. Click Change Password.

  4. In the Configure Password dialog box, type a new password, and then confirm by typing the password again.

  5. Click OK.

  6. If you are finished with the configuration for this policy, click OK.


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