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View and Manage Scans

This section covers the following topics:

The SCANNING > SCHEDULE MANAGER page displays a list of scheduled, running or paused scans.

On the left of the page, you can filter the display of the scans based on a Target or Target Group, date range or scan statuses such as completed or failed scans.

The Schedule Manager displays the following for each scan:

Scan Status

The following table displays a scan's status and the available options based on the status.

Status Description

Scan Options

Cancelled A scan or schedule cancelled by the user. This scan is permanently archived and cannot be restarted or returned to the default Schedule Manager list. All deleted schedules that apply to Targets also appears here. You cannot restart cancelled scans.
Completed Schedules that have successfully completed.
Deactivated

A deactivated schedule is stopped from running scans.

When you reactivate a deactivated scan, the status changes to Scheduled and it actively runs as previously scheduled.

Failed A scan which has failed. You can restart a scan with its previous settings
Pause

A scan which is temporarily stopped. You can resume a paused scan.

A scan may be paused manually in the Schedule Manager, or paused automatically by setting up an Automatic Pause Scan Window when starting a scan. See Automatic Pause Scan Window for more information.
Scanning A scan which is in progress. You can pause or stop this scan.
Scheduled
A scan which is scheduled to run. You have the option modify a scheduled scan
Stopped Schedules stopped by the user. A stopped scan cannot be resumed but can be restarted with its previous settings.


Scan Options

The options available for a scan depends on the current status of the scan or schedule. On the right of a selected scan, click to view the available options.

Option Description
View

View details of the scan or scheduled scan.

Restart Restarts the schedule or scan with its previously used settings.
Modify Modifies a scheduled scan. You cannot modify a running scan.
Pause

Pausing a scan temporarily suspends activity in the scanning engine.

A scan may be paused manually in the Schedule Manager, or paused automatically by setting up an Automatic Pause Scan Window when starting a scan. See Automatic Pause Scan Window for more information.
Stop

Stopping a scan tags it as stopped. You can restart stopped scans from the Schedule Manager.

De-activate

De-activating a scheduled scan removes the scheduled scan from the default Schedule Manager list and tags it as Deactivated.

Skip Scan

Skips the next scheduled scan.
When you click Skip Scan, the date for the next scheduled scan is skipped to the following scheduled scan. The Next Scan displays the duration for the new scheduled scan.

In a scan where the frequency is weekly , the scheduled scan is 1 July.

When you click Skip Scan, the scheduled scan on 1 July is skipped and the next scan scheduled is now 8 July.
If you click Skip Scan again, the new next scan date is 15 July.
Cancel Stops a scan and tags it as cancelled. You cannot restart cancelled scans.

View scan details

To view details of a scan, click > View on the selected scan.

To view additional details on the status of each Target location, hover over the footnote or click on the Status of a scan. The footnote indicates the number of Target locations for that scheduled scan.