You can use a feature on
the ESM console to stop policy runs at user-defined intervals. This
feature runs in the background until you stop it. You can define
the duration of a policy run using one of the following
Use the -e option to specify the time interval that
must elapse before Symantec Enterprise Security Manager stops a
Use the -t option to specify the time of day when
all policy runs stop.
For example, the - e
option 20:00:00 stops all policy runs that have been running for
longer than 20 hours. The -t option 09:00:00 stops all policy runs
at 9:00 A.M.
A property file is
required to provide the necessary information. This file contains
the manager names, the user names, the passwords, and the port
numbers that the feature needs to connect to the managers. You
should create the property file as a text file. You must name the
file,the jwatch.dat, and save the property file in the same folder
with the jwatch program file.
The property file is a
plain text, tab-delimited file. The property file has the following
The following is an
To stop policy runs at user-defined intervals
In a text editor, create
a property file, name it jwatch.dat, and save it in the same folder
with the jwatch.exe file.
Change directories to the
Program Files\Symantec\Symantec Enterprise Security
Manager\ESM\bin\<operating system> folder.
Do one of the
To specify a time of day, type the following:
jwatch.exe -t hh:mm:ss.
To specify a policy run duration, type the
jwatch.exe -e hh:mm:ss
The time specified with
-t is the time of day in hours:minutes:seconds. The time specified
with -e is the elapsed time in hours:minutes:seconds. The following
is an example:
jwatch.exe -e 12:00:00 or jwatch.exe -t
Use the 24-hour format.
For example, use 23:00:00 for 11:00 P.M.