Running an antivirus inventory

Article:HOWTO59427  |  Created: 2011-10-05  |  Updated: 2011-10-05  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO59427
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Running an antivirus inventory

You can run an inventory of the antivirus software that is installed on your managed computers. Running an antivirus inventory can help you to determine which groups of computers may be vulnerable. You can then migrate these computers to have the latest version of Symantec Endpoint Protection client installed.

See About Antivirus Inventory.

You can create an inventory by scheduling the antivirus inventory task to run on the groups of computers that you specify. The inventory information is displayed in the Antivirus Version summary Web part after you run the antivirus inventory task.

Running the antivirus inventory on a regular basis is a good practice to continue tracking the installed version of Symantec Endpoint Protection. This practice help you identify computers in your environment that need to be migrated.

To run an antivirus inventory

  1. In the Symantec Management Console, on the Manage menu, click Jobs and Tasks.

  2. In the left pane, click Jobs and Tasks > System Jobs and Tasks > Symantec Endpoint Protection Management > Antivirus inventory.

  3. On the Antivirus inventory page, Click New Schedule to schedule the task and to define the computers that you want to run the antivirus inventory task on.

    For more information, see topics about using tasks in the Symantec Management Platform Help.

  4. On the New Schedule page, click Schedule.

    The status of your task is displayed under Task Status.

See Getting started with Symantec Endpoint Protection Management

See Types of tasks for Symantec Endpoint Protection Integration Component


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