This option allows you to schedule scanning of your domain/network, enable regular cleanup of scanned information and set re-scanning interval.
To access the schedule scan configuration page, go to Admin->Schedule Scan (Discovery block).
Enabling Schedule Scan
Select the Enable Scheduled Scan checkbox to schedule regular scanning of already scanned devices. You can choose any one of the following options.
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 devices 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 checkbox 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 checkbox Every Month to scan every month throughout the year. Or, you can also choose the months you want to scan by selecting the checkbox 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 menu. 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 checkbox and specifying the number of days after which the scanned history information should be deleted.
NOTE: We recommend periodic cleaning up of scan history to enhance performance.
Checking for Newly Added workstations
You can also check for newly added workstations by performing a re-scan of your domain/network. For this, you need to select Check for newly added workstations checkbox and enter the number of days when the periodic re-scanning of your domain/network should be performed.