Running a full scan for viruses and security risks

Article:HOWTO59429  |  Created: 2011-10-05  |  Updated: 2011-10-05  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO59429
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Running a full scan for viruses and security risks

You can use the Symantec Management Platform to remotely run full scans for viruses and security risks on the computers that you specify.

See Getting started with Symantec Endpoint Protection Management.

See Types of tasks for Symantec Endpoint Protection Integration Component.

To run a full scan for viruses and security risks

  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 > Full scan for viruses and security risks.

  3. In the right pane, click New Schedule to schedule the task and to define the computers on which you want to run the antivirus inventory task.

    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.


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