Customizing administrator-defined scans for clients that run on Mac computers

Article:HOWTO81015  |  Created: 2012-10-24  |  Updated: 2013-10-07  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO81015
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Customizing administrator-defined scans for clients that run on Mac computers

You customize scheduled scans and on-demand scans separately. Some of the options are different.

See Customizing the virus and spyware scans that run on Mac computers.

See Setting up scheduled scans that run on Mac computers

See Changing the action that Symantec Endpoint Protection takes when it makes a detection

See Managing the virus and spyware notifications that appear on client computers

To customize a scheduled scan that runs on Mac computers

  1. In the console, open a Virus and Spyware Protection policy.

  2. Under Mac Settings, select Administrator-Defined Scans.

  3. Under Scheduled Scans, select the scheduled scan that you want to customize, or create a new scheduled scan.

  4. On the Scan Details tab, under Scan drives and folders, select the items that you want to scan.

  5. Set the scan priority.

  6. Click OK.

    Edit the scan details for any other scan that is included in this policy.

  7. On the Notifications tab, enable or disable notification messages about scan detections. The setting applies to all scheduled scans that you include in this policy.

  8. On the Common Settings tab, set any of the following options:

    • Scan Options

    • Actions

    • Alerts

    These options apply to all scheduled scans that you include in this policy.

  9. Click OK.

To customize the on-demand scans that run on Mac computers

  1. On the Virus and Spyware Protection Policy page, under Mac Settings, select Administrator-Defined Scans.

  2. Under Administrator On-demand Scan, click Edit.

  3. On the Scan Details tab, under Scan Drives and Folders, select the items that you want to scan.

    You can also specify actions for scan detections and enable or disables scans of compressed files.

  4. On the Notifications tab, enable or disable notifications for detections. You can also specify the message that appears.

  5. Click OK.


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