Setting up scheduled scans that run on Mac computers

You configure scheduled scans as part of a Virus and Spyware Protection policy. See:
Mac settings do not include all the options that are available for clients that run on Windows.
  1. To set up scheduled scans that run on Mac computers
  2. In the console, open a Virus and Spyware Protection policy.
  3. Under
    Mac Settings
    , click
    Administrator-defined Scans
    .
  4. On the
    Scans
    tab, under
    Scheduled Scans
    , click
    Add
    .
  5. In the
    Add Scheduled Scan
    dialog box, click
    Create a new scheduled scan
    , and then click
    OK
    .
  6. In the
    Add Scheduled Scan
    dialog box, on the
    Scan Details
    tab, type a name and a description for the scan.
  7. Under
    Scan drives and folders
    , specify the items to scan.
  8. On the
    Schedule
    tab, under
    Scanning schedule
    , set the frequency and the time at which the scan should run.
    Symantec does not recommend to run a scheduled scan more than once a day. Increasing the frequency of the scans or setting up multiple scheduled scans may cause performance issues.
  9. If you want to save this scan as a template, check
    Save a copy as a Scheduled Scan Template
    .
  10. Click
    OK
    .