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Schedule Scanning

It allows you to add a task for scheduling a scan.

  • Adding a task - It allows you to schedule and define options for Analysis extent and the Files or Folders to be scanned.

Schedule

Using this tab you can define the task name and schedule it as desired. You can schedule once, Weekly basis, every hour, monthly or daily. It also allows you to schedule at desired date and time.

Analysis Extent

Using this tab you can define the scan options for Linux and Mac computers connected to the network.

  1. Include sub Directories – Allows you to include sub directories while conducting an automatic scan.
  2. Heuristic Scan – A heuristic scan is used to detect new, unknown viruses in your systems that have not yet been identified. Heuristic methods are based on the piece-by-piece examination of a virus, looking for a sequence or sequences of instructions that differentiate the virus from ‘normal’ programs. It allows you to enable Heuristic Scanning at the time of Automatic Scanning.
  3. Cross File System - It will allow you to facilitate scanning of files over cross-file systems.
  4. Follow Symbolic Links - It wil allow you to scans the files following the symbolic links.
  5. Mails - It will allow eScan real-time protection to scan the mail files; this option is selected by default.
  6. Archives - It will allow eScan real-time protection to scan archived files such as zip, .rar, and so on; this option is selected by default.
  7. Packed - It will allow eScan real-time protection to scan packed files. i.e. compressed executables; this option is selected by default.
  8. Memory Scan - It will allow eScan real-time protection to scan the system's memory; this option is selected by default.

Virus Scan

Actions in case of Infection [Dropdown]
It indicates a type of action to be taken by eScan real-time protection in case of virus detection.
By default, Disinfect (if not possible, quarantine file) option is selected. Following are the types of actions:

  1. Log Only: It indicates or alerts the user and creates logs about the infection detected.
  2. Disinfect (if not possible, log): It tries to disinfect and if disinfection is not possible it logs the information of only the infected object.
  3. Disinfect (if not possible, delete file): It tries to disinfect and if disinfection is not possible it deletes the infected object.
  4. Disinfect (if not possible, quarantine file): It tries to disinfect and if disinfection is not possible it quarantines the infected object.
  5. Delete: It directly deletes the infected object.
  6. Quarantine: It directly quarantines the infected object.
  7. Exclude by Mask (File types) - Select this check box if you want eScan real-time protection to exclude specific files, and then add the directories and files that you want to exclude using Add option present on the interface. eScan also allows you to Delete any or Remove all Added Files whenever required.
  8. Exclude Files/ Folders - Select this check box if you want eScan real-time protection to exclude Folders and files from scanning. eScan allows you to Add, Delete any or Remove all Added Files or Folders whenever required.


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