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Endpoint Standard: How To Enable Background Scan on a Single Device

Endpoint Standard: How To Enable Background Scan on a Single Device

Environment

  • Carbon Black Cloud Console 
  • Carbon Black Cloud Sensor: All Supported Versions
  • Microsoft Windows: All Supported Versions
  • Apple macOS: All Supported Versions

Objective

Enable a background scan for a single Carbon Black Cloud Sensor 

Resolution

  1. Navigate to the Endpoints page
  2. Select the desired Device Name (check-box on far-left)
  3. Click the Take Action button
  4. Select 'Enable background scan'
  5. Select desired option (selected Device or listed Devices) and click 'Yes' in the confirmation window
  6. 'Background Scanning Enabled' will display

Additional Notes

  • By selecting more than one Sensor, the same can be done for multiple devices at the same time
  • Only one background scan will run per installation of the Sensor per endpoint
  • The steps above will not start another background scan if one has already started and/or finished based on Policy settings

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