Server Scan

You can use the Server Scan task to scan clients with the installed ESET Server solution. The type of scan run depends on the ESET solution installed:

Product

Scan

Description

ESET Server Security for Windows (formerly ESET File Security for Microsoft Windows Server)

Hyper-V scan

This type of scan allows you to scan the disks of a Microsoft Hyper-V Server, which is a virtual machine (VM), without installing ESET Management Agent on the VM.

ESET Security for Microsoft SharePoint Server

SharePoint database scan, Hyper-V scan

This functionality lets ESET PROTECT Cloud use the appropriate scan target when running the Server Scan Client task on a server with ESET Security for Microsoft SharePoint.

ESET Mail Security for Microsoft Exchange Server

On-demand mailbox database scan, Hyper-V scan

This functionality lets ESET PROTECT Cloud use the appropriate scan target. When ESET PROTECT Cloud runs a Server Scan Client Task, it will collect the list of targets and you will be asked to select scan targets for On-demand mailbox database scan on that specific server.

ESET Mail Security for IBM Domino

On-demand database scan, Hyper-V scan

This functionality lets ESET PROTECT Cloud use the appropriate scan target when running the Server Scan Client task on a server with ESET Mail Security for IBM Domino.

Select one of the following options to create a new Client Task:

Click Tasks > New > add_new_defaultClient Task.

Click Tasks > select the desired task type and click New > add_new_defaultClient Task.

Click the target device in Computers and select icon_tasks Tasks > add_new_defaultNew Task.

Basic

In the Basic section, type basic information about the task, such as a Name and Description (optional). Click Select tags to assign tags.
In the Task drop-down menu, select the task type you want to create and configure. If you have selected a specific task type before creating a new task, Task is pre-selected based on your previous choice. Task (see the list of all Tasks) defines the settings and the behavior for the task.

Click Select under Scanned Server and select a computer with version 6 or later server security products installed. You will be prompted to select specific drives, folders or files to scan on that computer.

Select a Trigger for this task, you can set throttling if you prefer. By default the task is run ASAP.

Scan Targets

ESET PROTECT Cloud offers you a list of available targets on the selected server. To use this list, Generate target list must be enabled in the policy for your server product under Tools > ERA/ESMC Scan Targets:

Generate target list -  Enable this setting to allow ESET PROTECT Cloud to generate target lists.

Update period [minutes] -  Generating the target list for the first time will take about half of this period.

Select targets for scanning from the list. For more information, see ESET PROTECT Cloud scan targets.

Summary

All configured options are displayed here. Review the settings and click Finish.

You can see the progress indicator bar, status icon, and details for each created task in Tasks.