Setting up scheduled scans that run on Linux computers

You configure scheduled scans as part of a Virus and Spyware Protection policy.
  1. To set up scheduled scans that run on Linux computers
  2. In the console, open a Virus and Spyware Protection policy.
  3. Under
    Linux Settings
    , click
    Administrator-defined Scans
    .
  4. On the
    Scans
    tab, under
    Scheduled Scans
    , click
    Add
    .
  5. In the
    Add Scheduled Scan
    dialog box, click
    Add Scheduled Scan
    .
  6. In the
    Add Scheduled Scan
    dialog box, on the
    Scan Details
    tab, type a name and description for this scheduled scan.
  7. Under
    Folder types
    , click
    Scan all folders
    or specify the folders to scan.
  8. Under
    File types
    , click
    Scan all files
    or
    Scan only selected extensions
    .
    As of 14.3 RU1,
    Scan only selected extensions
    option is not available.
    Scheduled scans always scan container files unless you disable the
    Scan files inside compressed files
    option or you create specific exceptions for the container file extensions.
  9. Under
    Additional options
    , check or uncheck
    Scan for security risks
    .
  10. On the
    Schedule
    tab, under
    Scanning schedule
    , set the frequency and the time at which the scan should run.
    The retry setting under
    Missed Scheduled Scans
    changes automatically according to whether you select
    Daily
    ,
    Weekly
    , or
    Monthly
    .
  11. Under
    Missed Scheduled Scans
    , you can disable the option to run a missed scan or you can change the retry interval.
  12. If you want to save this scan as a template, check
    Save a copy as a Scheduled Scan Template
    .
  13. Click
    OK
    .