Kaspersky Security 11.x for Windows Server

Creating and configuring an On-Demand Scan task

May 25, 2022

ID 148449

Custom tasks for a single protected device can be created in the On-Demand Scan node. Custom tasks cannot be created in the other functional components of Kaspersky Security for Windows Server.

To create and configure a new On-Demand Scan task:

  1. In the Application Console tree, open the context menu of the On-Demand Scan node.
  2. Select Add task.

    The Add task window opens.

  3. Configure the following task settings:
    • Name – A task name consisting of no more than 100 characters. It may contain any symbols except " * < > & \ : |.

      You cannot save a task or configure a new task on the Schedule, Advanced and Run as tabs if the task name is not specified.

    • Description – Any additional information about the task. No more than 2000 characters. This information will be displayed in the task properties window.
    • Use heuristic analyzer.
    • Perform task in background mode.
    • Apply Trusted Zone.
    • Consider task as critical areas scan.
    • Use KSN for scanning.
  4. Configure the task start schedule settings on the Schedule and Advanced tabs.
  5. On the Run as tab, configure the settings to start the task using specific account permissions.
  6. Click OK in the Add task window.

    A new custom On-Demand Scan task is created. A node with the name of the new task is displayed in the Application Console tree. The operation is recorded in the system audit log.

  7. If required, in the details pane of the selected node, select Configure scan scope.

    The Scan scope settings window opens.

  8. In the protected device's file resource tree or list, select the nodes or items that you want to include in the scan scope.
  9. Select one of the predefined security levels or configure the scan settings manually.
  10. Click Save in the Scan scope settings window.

The configured settings are applied at the next task start.

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