About Tasks

Applies To: WatchGuard EPDR, WatchGuard EDR, WatchGuard EPP

In WatchGuard Endpoint Security on the Tasks page, you can create tasks to scan the computers and devices on your network for malicious programs and viruses.

To open the Tasks page, from the navigation bar, select Tasks.

Screen shot of WatchGuard Endpoint Security, navigation bar - Tasks

You can configure tasks to run immediately or at a later time. Tasks can run once or repeatedly through specified time intervals.

You can also start a scan or schedule a scan for a specific device in the Computers list. For more information, see Scan Computers and Devices.

These are the high-level steps to run a scheduled scan task:

  1. Create and configure the task. For information, see Add a Schedule Scan Task.
  2. Publish the task. For information, see Publish a Task.

When the configured conditions are met, WatchGuard Endpoint Security runs the task. For information on how to view the results, see View Task Results

See Also

Manage Tasks