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Scheduling a user-defined scan on the client
How to schedule scans on Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP) clients (managed and un-managed).
A Scheduled scan is an important component of threat and security risk protection. Always have a schedule scan run at least one time each week to ensure that computer remains free of viruses and security risks. In case of VMWare Environment, check this Article: http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH95928
Computer must be turned on and Symantec Endpoint Protection Services must be loaded when the scan is scheduled to take place.
By default, Symantec Endpoint Protection Services are loaded when the computer starts.
In case of Symantec Endpoint Protection clients which are Managed by Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager, then check this Article:
For Symantec Endpoint Protection clients which are UnManaged / Self Managed, then check the Steps below To create a scheduled scan
Configuring SEP client options for end users to stop, pause, or 'snooze' administrator defined scans