Scheduling a policy run

You can specify the time of one-time or recurring policy runs. Scheduled policy runs can include all or only some modules in the policy.

Recurring policy runs automatically start and report results at specific intervals. You can specify email addresses of persons to notify when the policy run is complete, and you can the type of report to send.

To schedule a policy run

  1. Specify the modules that you want to include in the policy run.

  2. Click Schedule.

  3. Specify a date for the policy run.

    On the calendar, click a date. You can also click the arrows to change the month.

    In the Start date field, you can also click a day of the week, a date, a month, or a year to select it. You can then click the up or down arrow at the end of the field. You can also click the large down arrow to display another calendar.

  4. In the Start time field, click the hour, minutes, or AM/PM, and then click the arrow to adjust the time.

  5. Do one of the following:

    • To save the date and time for a one-time policy run without an email notification, click OK > Finish.

    • To specify email notices when the policy run is complete, click Email Notification.

To schedule recurring policy runs

  1. Schedule a policy run.

  2. Specify a recurring interval by clicking Hourly, Daily, Weekly, Monthly, or Yearly.

  3. Do one of the following:

    • To save the recurring schedule without specifying email notices, click OK > Finish.

    • To send email notices when policy runs are complete, click Email Notification.