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.
  1. To customize administrator-defined scans for clients that run on Mac computers
  2. To customize a scheduled scan that runs on Mac computers, in the console, open a Virus and Spyware Protection policy.
  3. Under
    Mac Settings
    , select
    Administrator-Defined Scans
    .
  4. Under
    Scheduled Scans
    , select the scheduled scan that you want to customize, or create a new scheduled scan.
    For a new scan, you can create a new scan manually, or create a scheduled scan from a template.
  5. On the
    Scan Details
    tab, under
    Scan drives and folders
    , select the items that you want to scan.
  6. You can also enable or disable idle-time scans. Enabling the option improves computer performance; disabling the option improves scan performance.
  7. Click
    OK
    .
    Edit the scan details for any other scan that is included in this policy.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. Click
    OK
    .
  11. To customize the on-demand scans that run on Mac computers, on the Virus and Spyware Protection Policy page, under
    Mac Settings
    , select
    Administrator-Defined Scans
    .
  12. Under
    Administrator On-demand Scan
    , click
    Edit
    .
  13. 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.
  14. On the
    Notifications
    tab, enable or disable notifications for detections.
    You can also specify the message that appears on the client.
  15. Click
    OK
    .