Running commands on client computers from the console

You can manually run commands on the client computer at any time, such as starting or canceling a scan. On managed clients, the commands that you run from the management server override the commands that the user runs. The order in which commands are processed on the client computer differs from command to command. Regardless of where the command is initiated, the commands are processed in the same way. See:
You run these commands from the following locations:
If you start a scan, you can also cancel it immediately.
  1. To run commands on client computers from the console
  2. To run commands on the client computer from the
    Clients
    page, in the console, click
    Clients
    .
  3. Do one of the following actions for groups or computers:
    • In the left pane, right-click the group, and then click
      Run a command on the group >
      command
    • Click the
      Clients
      tab, right-click the computers, and then click
      Run command on computers >
      command
  4. In the message that appears, click
    Yes
    .
  5. To run a command from the Computer Status log, click
    Monitors
    >
    Logs
    > the
    Computer Status
    log type, and then click
    View Log
    .
  6. Select a command from the
    Command
    list box, select the computers, and then click
    Start
    .
    You can cancel an in-progress scheduled scan or a scan that you started by clicking
    Cancel All Scans
    from the command list.
  7. Click
    Monitors
    .
  8. On the
    Command Status
    tab, select a command in the list, and then click
    Details
    .
    You can also cancel a scan in progress by clicking the
    Cancel Scan
    icon in the
    Command
    column of the scan command.