How do I schedule a network scan?

To schedule a network scan please follow these instructions. Notice that you first need to create a scan profile that you use for your schedule.

  1. Login to Security Center.
  2. Click Scan Network in the header.
  3. Click Schedules.
  4. Click +Add scan schedule.
  5. Under the headline General information enter the following:
    • Name: the name of the schedule, e.g. Weekly standard scan.
    • Owner: the owner of the schedule. Will be the one receiving notifications for the schedule.
    • Scan profile: select the scan profile for the schedule.
    • Scanner appliance: select External for external scanning of your network from Holm Security VMP cloud platform, or select an installed scanner appliance for local scanning.
  6. Under the headline Targets enter the following:
    • IPs/Ranges: the targets for your scan. Can be specific host or IP ranges. You can add any number of hosts.
    • Include all hosts in IP range belonging to tag: if you want all IP’s in a IP range to be included if a tag matches a IP range asset, even if each host doesn’t have the specific tag.
    • Select tags: Select the preferred tags you wish to use as the target for the scan.
    • Include hosts that: here you include hosts that have all or any of the specific tags that you enter.
    • Do not Include hosts that: here you exclude hosts that have all or any of the specific tags that you enter.

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  1. Under the headline Schedule enter the following:
    • Occurs: select the interval that you want to base the schedule on, or if you want it to run only once select Once.
    • Start: select the first start data and time. Notice that reoccurring scans will start at the time set here.
    • Timezone: select the timezone for the schedule.
    • Repeat: Select daily,weekly or monthly between the scans.
    • Every: select the number of days, between the scans
    • Day: Select which day you want the scans to run.
  2. Under the headline Notifications enter information about notifications sent before the scheduled scan and when the scheduled scan is finished.
    • Under Notification before scan starts, enter the following:
    • Notify scan owner before scan starts: check to enable.
    • Notify before the scan starts: select how long before the scan the notifications should be sent. Default is 1 hour.
    • Subject: enter a custom subject for the notification, or use default.
    • Sender name: enter a custom sender name for the notification, or use default.
    • Sender email: enter a custom sender email for the notification, or use default. If you use your own email (e.g. notifications@yourbusiness.com) address please add the following SPF record for the domain (e.g. business.com) to avoid problems receiving the emails:
      http://support.holmsecurity.com/hc/en-us/articles/213446285
    • Recipients: Enter additional recipient for the notifications.
    • Message: Enter a custom message for the notification, or use default.
    • Under Notification for finished scan enter the following:
    • Notify scan owner when this scan is finished: check to enable.
    • Subject: enter a custom subject for the notification, or use default.
    • Sender name: enter a custom sender name for the notification, or use default.
    • Sender email: enter a custom sender email for the notification, or use default.
    • Also send notification to the following email addresses: enter additional recipient for the notifications.
    • Message: enter a custom message for the notification, or use default.
  3. Click OK.
  4. The network scan will now run and a notification sent (if activated) according the schedule.
  5. Done!
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