How To Initiate A Scan From The Home Page

 

A scan can be initiated from the home page in three simple steps:

 

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  1. Select the machine group to scan.

Use the Select Machine Group box to select the machine group you want to scan. If the machines you want to scan are not already defined within an existing machine group, you can define a new group by clicking Create New Machine Group. To view the contents of the specified machine group click View. When using the program for the first time, consider using the My Machine group for your first scan.

  1. Select the policy checks to examine by specifying a policy.

Use the Select Policy box to select the policy that defines the policy checks you want the program to scan for and report on. If the policy checks you want to scan for are not already defined, you can define a new policy by clicking Create New Custom Policy. To view the contents of the specified policy click View. When using the program for the first time, consider using the Recommended Baseline for your first scan.

  1. Initiate the scan by clicking Begin Scan.