This article explains the usage of the Malware Protection section to remediate vulnerabilities related to malware protection identified on target computers.
Malware Protection is a section in the Remediation Center. It allows you to remediate vulnerabilities related to malware protection identified on target computers. Amongst others, this section enables you to scan target machines for spyware, viruses and enable the local firewall.
Note: To scan a machine for viruses and spyware, the target machine must have antivirus and antispyware installed.
To remediate malware protection vulnerabilities:
- Launch GFI LanGuard.
- Select Remediate tab > Remediation Center and click Malware Protection.
- Locate and expand the malware vulnerability and select the computers to remediate. Key in a criteria and click Find to search a vulnerability. Click Clear to clear previous search results.
- Click Remediate.
- The opened dialog allows to configure various options (see the table below) before starting the operation.
- Click OK to start the operation.
The available options are:
|Deploy immediately||Deploy the selected applications immediately.|
|Deploy on||Deploy the selected applications on a specific date and time. Configure when to deploy the applications.|
|Credentials||Select the authentication method to use or specify a username and password. Select Use per computer credentials when available, to use the credentials specified in the computer properties.|
|Before deployment options||Configure the actions to perform before deploying the selected applications.|
|After deployment options||Configure the actions to perform after deploying the selected applications.|
|Advanced options||Configure other options related to reboot/shut down and delete copied files from remote computers.|