Remote Monitoring & Management Help

Custom Scan Settings

The following table lists the Scan Options available under Scan Configuration's Step 2:

 

 

 

 

Scan Options

Notes

Security Scan

File Finder

Data Breach Risk Scan (DBRS)

Expanded Data Breach Scan (ExDBRS)

Pan and Scan

Scan Configuration Name

Identify the scan on the Dashboards and Reports

Security Scan

File Finder

DBRS

ExDBRS

Pan and Scan

Automatically Scan User when Scan Starts

Allows the user to control when the scan starts. When False is entered, a Start Scan button is displayed.

Security Scan

File Finder

DBRS

ExDBRS

Pan and Scan

Hide the report from the user when scan completes

Prevents the report from displaying to the end user when the scan completes

Security Scan

File Finder

DBRS

ExDBRS

Pan and Scan

The URL for Help on the Scan Page

Enter the location for the help file, by default /scan_me/help

Security Scan

File Finder

DBRS

ExDBRS

Pan and Scan

Scan redirection URL

Redirects the output of the scan to the specified URL so that the scan report style can be customized.

Security Scan

File Finder

DBRS

ExDBRS

Pan and Scan

Number 0-10, 0 is no logging, 10 is maximum logging

Specifies the amount the information logged to the app.log during each scan. The default value (2) logs ERROR, INFO and some DEBUG details. This value may be increased when troubleshooting a scan issue to provide additional information in the log files.

Security Scan

File Finder

DBRS

ExDBRS

Pan and Scan

List of Check IDs to suppress

Contains a list of patch, vulnerability and configuration OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) Check IDs to suppress in the scans results report.

Simply use one of the online repositories to identify the OVAL identifier associated with the definition you wish to suppress then add this to the list. Check IDs in this list are comma separated.

Please note that this option is normally only used where a check cannot run against a particular machine.

Security Scan

DBRS

ExDBRS

Pan and Scan

Enable scanning of removable drives in data discovery scans

Scan removable drives as part of the scan

File Finder

DBRS

ExDBRS

Pan and Scan

List only the directories that you wish to scan

Enter the specific directories to scan, multiple entries are comma separated. For example: c:\temp, c:\users\history

File Finder

DBRS

ExDBRS

Pan and Scan

Exclude system directories data scans

Prevents scanning of the system directories

File Finder

DBRS

ExDBRS

Pan and Scan

Enable scanning of drives mounted from network shares in data discovery scans

Scans drives mounted from network shares as part of the scan

File Finder

DBRS

ExDBRS

Pan and Scan

Throttle CPU utilization at the cost of scan speed

Controls the CPU utilization used by the executable during the scan. The higher the entered value, the less the CPU is utilized and the longer the scan will take to complete.

File Finder

DBRS

ExDBRS

Pan and Scan

Exclude specific file types from data discovery scans

Prevents scanning of the entered file types. Multiple file types may be entered a separated by a vertical bar. For example, txt|doc|docx

DBRS

ExDBRS

Pan and Scan

Include additional file types for data scans

Incorporates the specified file types in the scan. Multiple file types may be entered a separated by a vertical bar. For example, txt|doc|docx

DBRS

ExDBRS

Pan and Scan

Scan all file types regardless of extension in data discovery scans

Scans all file types as part of the scan

DBRS

ExDBRS

Pan and Scan

Example: Step 2 of a Security Scan

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