Using power sensitive malware scanning

Article:HOWTO63180  |  Created: 2011-12-15  |  Updated: 2011-12-15  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO63180
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Using power sensitive malware scanning

This power sensitive malware scanning job lets you turn on one or multiple systems with Wake-on-LAN and Intel vPro technologies. You can then update the content of Symantec Endpoint Protection clients and run a scan for viruses and security risks. The computers are then turned off after these tasks are completed.

See Types of tasks for Symantec Endpoint Protection Integration Component

To use power sensitive malware scanning

  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.

  3. Right-click Symantec Endpoint Protection Management, then click New > Task.

  4. On the Create New Task page, in the left pane, click Symantec Endpoint Protection Management > Power Sensitive Malware Scanning.

  5. On the Create New Task page, in the right pane, complete the following options:

    Name

    Enter a name for the task.

    Update content of Symantec Endpoint Protection clients

    Enable this option if you need to update content, for example virus definition files.

    Select scan type

    Choose the malware scan type that you need the task to run.

    Select power management technology

    Select Intel vPro if your client computers are Intel vPro computers with AMT enabled. Select Wake-on-LAN if your client computers are Wake-on-LAN enabled. You can select Both if your targeted computers contain a combination of both technologies.

  6. Click OK.

  7. In the left pane, click Jobs and Tasks > System Jobs and Tasks > Symantec Endpoint Protection Management, and then click your task.

  8. In the right pane, click New Schedule to schedule the task. On this page, configure the connection profile.

    See Configuring a connection profile for Endpoint Protection Integration Component tasks.

  9. On New Schedule page, select the targeted computers that you want to roll out the job.

  10. Click on schedule to run a task.

  11. In the Task Management page, you can view the status of the scheduled task.


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