Schedule Scan

    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,

    1. Go to Admin > Discovery > Schedule Scan. 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:

    • Scan Once
      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.

    • Daily Scan
      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.

    • Weekly Scan
      In the weekly scan option, you can also choose to schedule a daily scan. Select
      Everyday check box 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.

    • Monthly Scan
      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.

    • Periodic 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: We suggest you to clean up the scanned history periodically to enhance ServiceDesk Plus MSP 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 check box and enter the number of days when the periodic re-scanning of your domain/network should be performed.


    Click Save, to save the details. Click Reset button to reorganize the settings.


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