With Schedule Scan, you can schedule periodic scanning of your domain/network, enable regular cleanup of scanned information and set re-scanning interval for scanning workstation.
To access the schedule scan configuration page,
Click on the Admin tab in the header pane to open the configuration wizard page.
Click Schedule Scan icon under Discovery block. The Schedule Scan form opens.
Enabling Schedule Scan
Select Enable Scheduled Scan check box to configure regular scanning of the workstations. Select any of the 5 radio buttons below:
Select the date on which you want to scan your network using the calendar icon. And set the time to scan on the chosen date.
Select the time (hours and minutes) from the combo box to scan workstations on a daily basis. Then select the date from the calendar button to schedule scans.
In the weekly scan option, you can also choose to schedule a daily scan. Select Everyday checkbox to enable scan on all the days of the week. Or, select the check box beside a particular day of the week. Then set the time (hours and minutes) of the scan to start the scanning process on the selected day of the week.
In the monthly scan option select the check box Every Month to scan every month throughout the year. Or, you can also choose the months you want to scan by selecting the check box beside the name of the months.
Also, you can choose to schedule a weekly scan by enabling the radio button Day and select the scanning day of the week from the drop down. Or, select Date radio button and select the date from the drop down.
Finally select the time (hours and minutes) of the scan.
You can enter a random period of time to repeat the scan. Enter the number in the field provided. The scan will be performed on every specified nth day. Where n is the number you enter in the field. The default value is 7th day.
Scan History Clean up
You can enable regular cleanup of the scanned information, by selecting the Enable Scan History Clean up check box and specifying the number of days after which the scanned history information should be deleted.
Note: It is recommended to take a backup and clean up the scanned history periodically to enhance AssetExplorer performance.
Checking for Newly Added workstations
You can schedule a scan to fetch all the newly added workstations in the domain/network. For this, you need to select Check for newly added workstations check box and enter the number of days when the periodic re-scan of your domain/network should be performed.
Note: Please note that only the newly added workstations are scanned and not the other workstations in the domain/network.
Click Save, to save the details. Click Reset button to reorganize the settings.