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GUI of the eScan Management Console

The eScan Management Console has a simple and easy to use user interface. It allows for easy navigation and simplifies the task of managing the eScan client computers in the network.




Accessing the eScan Management Console

You can access the eScan Management Console via a Web browser from any computer in the network.
The steps to open the eScan Management Console are as follows:



Method 1:
On the desktop, on the taskbar, in the notification area, double-click Gray color round icon.
Method 2:
Open a browser window and in the Address bar, type the following URL:
https://<IP address>:10443
Here, <IP address> is the IP address of the eScan server. 10443 is the default port number on which the eScan Management Console is running.
Method 3:
Goto, Start > Programs > eScan for Windows > eScan Management Console
Note: In the eScan Management Console page, under WEB CONSOLE LOGON, in the User name box, type the user name, in the Password box, type the password, and then click Login.


User Interface

The eScan Management Console page is divided into two panes: the left pane, which contains a navigation bar called the Dashboard and the right pane (also called task pane), which displays the page corresponding to the link selected on the navigation bar.


In addition, a Help link is displayed at the top right corner of the eScan Management Console. To log off from the console, one needs to click the Log Off link.



Navigation Bar

The navigation bar is the mechanism that links all the pages together. It contains the following links.

1. Dashboard
2. Managed Computers
3. Reports & Notifications
4. Report scheduler
5. Tasks for Specific Computers
6. Unassigned Computers
7. Outbreak Notification
8. Settings
9. User Accounts


1. Dashboard is a special page that contains tabs, which display the eScan deployment status, protection status, and protection statistics graphically in the form of pie charts.
2. The Managed Computers page contains a file explorer like interface. The page is divided into two panes. The left pane contains a console tree while the right pane is the task pane, which displays information about the node selected in the console tree. This page allows you to create groups, add and remove computers from groups, create tasks, install and uninstall applications, and view the properties of client computers.
3. The Reports and Notifications page allows you to create and view customized reports based on a given template, for a given period; sorted by date, computer, virus, or action taken; and for a selected condition or target group. It also contains options for configuring reports, viewing report properties, and refreshing or deleting existing reports.
4. The Report Scheduler page allows you to create a new scheduled task, run selected tasks, view the result of running a task, view the properties of an existing task, and delete existing tasks.
5. The Tasks for Specific Computers page helps you create and run tasks on given computers, view the properties of selected tasks, view the results of running a task, and delete tasks.
6.The Unassigned Computers menu item has three sub items: Network Computers, IP ranges, and Active Directory each of which is linked to a corresponding page. Each of these pages has a file explorer like interface. Each page is divided into two panes. The left pane contains a console tree and the right pane is the task pane, which displays more information about the selected node in the console tree.
a. The Network Computers page displays the computers in the network.
b. The IP ranges page displays the IP ranges in the network.
c. The Active Directory page displays the computers in the Active Directory.
7. The Outbreak Notification page enables you to configure the eScan server to send virus outbreak notifications to clients if the number of viruses detected exceeds a user defined threshold.
8. The Settings menu item has three sub items: EMC settings, Web Console Settings, and Update Settings.
a. The EMC settings page allows you to configure the settings for EMC such as enabling the advanced settings in the Deploy Rule Sets wizard, running EMC when the computer starts, and configuring the FTP and log settings.
b. The Web Console Settings page allows you to configure the eScan Management Console timeout and Agent Reconnect settings.
c. The Update Settings page allows you to configure the general, update notification, and update scheduling settings.
9. The User Accounts page allows you to add custom accounts or Active Directory users or groups.

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