The Scheduler is in the ESET Endpoint Security for macOS main menu under Tools. The Scheduler contains a list of all scheduled tasks and configuration properties such as the predefined date, time, and scanning profile.


The Scheduler manages and launches scheduled tasks with predefined configurations and properties. The configuration and properties contain information such as the date, time, and specified profiles to be used while executing the task.

By default, the Scheduler displays the following scheduled tasks:

Log maintenance (after enabling Show system tasks in scheduler setup)

Startup file check after a user logon

Startup file check after a successful update of detection modules

Regular automatic update

Automatic update after a user logon

To edit the configuration of an existing scheduled task (both default and user-defined tasks), CTRL+click the task you want to modify and select Edit or select the task and click Edit task.