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Security Management Pack Tasks

Updated: January 1, 2011

Applies To: Forefront Endpoint Protection

Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 Security Management Pack Tasks

The following table shows the available tasks in the Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 Security Management Pack. For more information about FEP tasks, see About Tasks.

 

Task name Task description Recovery task

Full Scan

This task will start a full scan on the selected endpoints.

No

Quick Scan

This task will start a quick scan on the selected endpoints.

No

Update Antimalware Definitions

This task will force a definition update on the selected endpoints.

Yes

Stop Scan

This task will stop scans that were started by a task or were started manually on the client and are running on the selected endpoints. This task will not stop scheduled scans.

No

Enable Real-Time Protection

This task will enable real-time protection on the selected endpoints.

No

Disable Real-Time Protection

This task will enable NIS on the selected endpoints.

No

Enable NIS

This task will enable NIS on the selected endpoints.

No

Disable NIS

This task will disable NIS on the selected endpoints.

No

Turn Windows Firewall On

This task will turn on Windows Firewall at the profile level on the selected endpoints.

Yes

Turn Windows Firewall Off

This task will turn off Windows Firewall at the profile level on the selected endpoints.

No

Retrieve Endpoint Settings

This task will retrieve all effective settings from the selected endpoints.

No

Remote Desktop Connection

This task will initiate a remote desktop connection to the selected computer.

No

Restart Computer

This task will initiate a restart on the selected computer within one minute.

Recovery task only

Start Antimalware Service

This task will start the antimalware service on the selected endpoint.

Recovery task only

ImportantImportant:
When a Quick Scan or a Full Scan task is successfully initiated, the task will report a Success status. However, the success status indicates only that the scan was successfully initiated. It does not indicate that the scan successfully completed on the client.

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