You can schedule a virus scan on your network in the ‘Antivirus’ section of a profile.
Step 1: In Endpoint Manager:
Click ‘Configuration Templates’ → ‘Profiles’
Open the profile applied to your devices
In the example below, ‘Deployment Devices’ is the profile on our devices:
Step 2: Add or open the antivirus section
Open the ‘Antivirus’ tab of the profile
Click ‘Scans’ > ‘Add’
This will open the ‘Add Scan Profile’ dialog
If you don’t see the antivirus tab, add it by clicking the ‘Add Profile Section’ button then ‘Antivirus’.
Step 3: Configure the scan
Provide a name for the scan. Example below = ‘Auto Routine’
ITEMS – Choose which items you want to scan. You can choose from the following:
File – Scan specific files. You can add an entire extension by using the wildcard character (e.g. *.exe).
Folder – Scan a specific directory.
Region - Scan a predefined area. For example, 'Entire Computer', 'Commonly Infected Areas', 'Memory' and 'Unrecognized Files'.
You can add multiple items to a single scan. Repeat the process to add more items
Step 4: Schedule the scan
Click the ‘Schedule’ row
Specify the scan frequency and scan options:
Every Day - Runs the scan daily at the time you specify
Every Week - Runs the scan once per week on the day and time you specify on the right. You can select the days of the week by directly clicking on them.
Every Month - Runs the scan once a month on the day and time you specify on the right
Step 5: Save the profile
Click the ‘Save’ button at top-right
The scan will be automatically deployed to all endpoints covered by the profile. It will run at the times you specified in the schedule
The scan will also be listed in ‘Scans’ tab of the profile’s ‘Antivirus’ section
You can return here at any time to edit, or enable/disable this scan