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Using the Actions tab [Web console]

Use the Actions tab to execute the following operations on selected and targeted devices:

  • Delete devices from the database
  • Run inventory scans on selected devices
  • Run patch and compliance scans on selected devices
To delete devices from the database

You can either select devices from the current device list, or target a list of devices (which is useful when there are several pages in the device list).

  1. In the Web console, click My devices and select or target the devices to delete.
  2. Click the Actions tab > Delete devices. Select Delete targeted devices or Delete selected devices as appropriate.
  3. Click Delete and confirm that you want to delete the devices.

The delete function can delete single or multiple devices from any default group or user-created group. Once a device has been deleted from a group, it is completely removed from all lists of managed/inventoried devices, including the default All devices group.

To run an inventory scan on selected devices

You can either select devices from the current device list, or target a list of devices (which is useful when there are several pages in the device list).

  1. In the Web console, click My devices and select or target the devices to delete.
  2. Click the Actions tab > Run inventory scan. Select Scan targeted devices or Scan selected devices as appropriate.
  3. Select the type of scan (Hardware only, Hardware and software, or Full sync).
  4. Click Scan.

Status notes on the progress of the scan are displayed in the action pane.

To run a patch and compliance scan on selected devices

You can either select devices from the current device list, or target a list of devices (which is useful when there are several pages in the device list).

  1. In the Web console, click My devices and select or target the devices to delete.
  2. Click the Actions tab > Run patch and compliance scan. Select Scan targeted devices or Scan selected devices as appropriate.
  3. Select the type of scan (Security and patch scan, Compliance scan).
  4. Click Scan.

 


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