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Administration Guide

Scanning on-demand

You can scan on-demand. When the scan is complete, FortiClient displays a summary of vulnerabilities found on the endpoint. If any detected vulnerabilities require you to manually install remediation patches, the list of affected software also displays.

To scan on-demand:
  1. On the Vulnerability Scan tab, click the Scan Now button.

    FortiClient scans the endpoint for known vulnerabilities, and a summary of vulnerabilities found on the system displays.

    If any detected vulnerabilities require you to manually install remediation patches, a dialog displays that informs you what software should be updated. If you fail to update the identified software, you may lose access to the network. If you lose access to the network, contact your system administrator for assistance. Following is an example of the dialog:

  2. If applicable, read the list of software that requires manual installation of software patches, and click OK. See Manually fixing detected vulnerabilities.

Scanning on-demand

You can scan on-demand. When the scan is complete, FortiClient displays a summary of vulnerabilities found on the endpoint. If any detected vulnerabilities require you to manually install remediation patches, the list of affected software also displays.

To scan on-demand:
  1. On the Vulnerability Scan tab, click the Scan Now button.

    FortiClient scans the endpoint for known vulnerabilities, and a summary of vulnerabilities found on the system displays.

    If any detected vulnerabilities require you to manually install remediation patches, a dialog displays that informs you what software should be updated. If you fail to update the identified software, you may lose access to the network. If you lose access to the network, contact your system administrator for assistance. Following is an example of the dialog:

  2. If applicable, read the list of software that requires manual installation of software patches, and click OK. See Manually fixing detected vulnerabilities.