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KACE Systems Management Appliance 9.1 Common Documents - Administrator Guide

About the KACE Systems Management Appliance (SMA) Getting started
Configuring the appliance
Requirements and specifications Power-on the appliance and log in to the Administrator Console Access the Command Line Console Tracking configuration changes Configuring System-level and Admin-level General Settings Configure appliance date and time settings Enable Two-Factor Authentication for all users Verifying port settings, NTP service, and website access Configuring network and security settings Configuring Agent settings Configuring session timeout and auto-refresh settings Configuring locale settings Configuring the default theme Configure data sharing preferences About DIACAP compliance requirements Configuring Mobile Device Access Enable fast switching for organizations and linked appliances Linking Quest KACE appliances Configuring history settings
Setting up and using labels to manage groups of items Configuring user accounts, LDAP authentication, and SSO Using Replication Shares Managing credentials Configuring assets
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Using the Inventory Dashboard Using Device Discovery Managing device inventory
About managing devices Features available for each device management method About inventory information Tracking changes to inventory settings Managing inventory information Finding and managing devices Provisioning the KACE SMA Agent Manually deploying the KACE SMA Agent Using Agentless management Adding devices manually in the Administrator Console or by using the API Forcing inventory updates Managing MIA devices Obtaining Dell warranty information
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Configuring Service Desk Using the Service Desk Dashboard Managing Service Desk tickets, processes, and reports
Overview of Service Desk ticket lifecycle Creating tickets from the Administrator Console and User Console Creating and managing tickets by email Viewing tickets and managing comments, work, and attachments Merging tickets Using the ticket escalation process Using Service Desk processes Using Ticket Rules Run Service Desk reports Archiving, restoring, and deleting tickets Managing ticket deletion
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Access SCAP Scan information

How a SCAP scan works

Before SCAP scans are conducted, the KACE SMA imports and verifies a benchmark. After it is imported and verified, the benchmark is loaded into the appliance and the XCCDF file undergoes a process called resolution.

During resolution, the oval-command.zip file is generated. This ZIP file contains the input files necessary to run a particular profile. You can view the files on the Script Detail page. See Configure SCAP schedules.

The SCAP scan is controlled by a KScript. When the scan runs, the following files are downloaded to the target device as script dependencies:

benchmark.zip: contains the benchmark files, that is, the SCAP Stream that was uploaded to the appliance. (The XCCDF file is not actually used by the device.)
oval-command.zip: contains the input files generated by the XCCDF.
ovalref.zip: contains the OVAL scanning engine (ovaldi.exe).

The KScript initiates the OVAL scans on the target device and generates several results files. The OVAL scanning engine runs two or three times:

Each run generates a results file. These files are named according to the run. For example, the file from the first run is named scap-profile-10-result-1.xml and the second is named scap-profile-10-result-2.xml. These files are located in the following directory: C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Quest\KACE\kbots_cache\packages\kbots\<working directory>.

To find the KACE SMA Agent’s working directory, go to Inventory > Devices > Device Detail > Logs.

These results files are then uploaded to the KACE SMA and collated into a single results file (xccdf-results.xml). You can use this file for reporting the results to a government agency such as the US OMB (United States Office of Management and Budget). The KACE SMA and managed device retain only the latest results files.

In the final step of a run, a subset of the results files is extracted and stored in the Organization database for reporting and displayed on the SCAP Scan Results page for each device.

The database tables that contain this information are SCAP_RESULT, SCAP_RESULT_RULE, and SCAP_RESULT_SCORE. See View SCAP scan results.

Access SCAP Scan information

You can access SCAP Scan information in the Security section.

1.
Go to SCAP Scan page:
a.
Log in to the KACE SMA Administrator Console, http://KACE_SMA_hostname/admin. Or, if the Show organization menu in admin header option is enabled in the appliance General Settings, select an organization in the drop-down list in the top-right corner of the page next to the login information.
b.
On the left navigation bar, click Security, then click SCAP Scan.
Catalog: Shows the status of SCAP benchmarks. Additionally from this page, you can import checklists, delete checklists, and export a checklist to CSV format.
Schedules: Displays the name of the benchmarks and when they are scheduled to run. Additionally from this page, you can add and delete benchmarks, enable or disable benchmarks, and export a benchmark to CSV format.
Reporting: Shows the general results of SCAP scans.

The page also displays a dashboard that shows the results by benchmark. For a device to pass a benchmark, it must score 100%.

View and manage benchmarks

You can view and manage SCAP benchmarks, which include profiles and checklists that have been imported to the appliance.

Additionally, you can import benchmarks, delete benchmarks, and export benchmarks to CSV format by selecting Choose Action on the SCAP Catalog page.

1.
Go to SCAP Catalog list:
a.
Log in to the KACE SMA Administrator Console, http://KACE_SMA_hostname/admin. Or, if the Show organization menu in admin header option is enabled in the appliance General Settings, select an organization in the drop-down list in the top-right corner of the page next to the login information.
b.
On the left navigation bar, click Security, then click SCAP Scan.
c.
On the SCAP Scan panel, click Catalog.
2.
Optional: Specify which benchmarks are displayed using either the View By drop-down list or Search field.
3.
Optional: To sort the benchmarks, click a column heading.

The SCAP Catalog contains general information about the selected benchmark and the time and date that the SCAP data was uploaded to the appliance. See Download benchmarks from the archive.

Import and modify benchmarks

You can import and modify benchmarks from the National Checklist Repository as needed.

1.
Go to SCAP Catalog list:
a.
Log in to the KACE SMA Administrator Console, http://KACE_SMA_hostname/admin. Or, if the Show organization menu in admin header option is enabled in the appliance General Settings, select an organization in the drop-down list in the top-right corner of the page next to the login information.
b.
On the left navigation bar, click Security, then click SCAP Scan.
c.
On the SCAP Scan panel, click Catalog.
2.
Select Choose Action > Import New Checklists.
The SCAP Configuration Scan Settings page appears and displays Step 1 of the import wizard.
3.
Click Browse or Choose File to import a benchmark ZIP file.
4.
Click Next.
5.
Select a benchmark in the Select a profile to scan drop-down list, then click Next.
6.
Select the OVAL Engine that you want to use in the Scan using existing engine drop-down list.
NOTE: The default engine is MITRE’s OVAL Interpreter (ovaldi.exe). The KACE SMA automatically downloads updates to this engine when Quest certifies and releases new versions of the engine and OVAL definitions.
7.
Optional: Click Browse or Choose File to find and upload a custom engine and its configuration files.
A dialog box appears indicating that the file is being uploaded and a message appears on the SCAP Configuration Scan Settings page that the engine was successfully imported.
TIP: Use a custom engine if you need local control of the OVAL engine or if you do not want automatic updates to change the engine. The custom engine must be a ZIP file of a folder containing the custom ovaldi.exe and any necessary configuration files required to run the engine. This ZIP file replaces the ovalref.zip dependency file in the SCAP scan script. See View the resolved XCCDF files.
8.
Click Next.

A dialog box appears indicating that the benchmark file is being loaded, followed by the Script Detail page. See Editing SCAP scan schedules.

Configure SCAP schedules

You can import benchmarks or definitions, and change settings for SCAP scans, by configuring SCAP schedules.

1.
Go to SCAP Scan Schedules list:
a.
Log in to the KACE SMA Administrator Console, http://KACE_SMA_hostname/admin. Or, if the Show organization menu in admin header option is enabled in the appliance General Settings, select an organization in the drop-down list in the top-right corner of the page next to the login information.
b.
On the left navigation bar, click Security, then click SCAP Scan.
c.
On the SCAP Scan panel, click Schedules.
2.
Select Choose Action and select an action to add or delete benchmarks, enable or disable benchmarks, and export a benchmark to CSV format.
4.
Scroll down the page to the Scheduling section and make the necessary changes.

View and manage benchmarks

How a SCAP scan works

Before SCAP scans are conducted, the KACE SMA imports and verifies a benchmark. After it is imported and verified, the benchmark is loaded into the appliance and the XCCDF file undergoes a process called resolution.

During resolution, the oval-command.zip file is generated. This ZIP file contains the input files necessary to run a particular profile. You can view the files on the Script Detail page. See Configure SCAP schedules.

The SCAP scan is controlled by a KScript. When the scan runs, the following files are downloaded to the target device as script dependencies:

benchmark.zip: contains the benchmark files, that is, the SCAP Stream that was uploaded to the appliance. (The XCCDF file is not actually used by the device.)
oval-command.zip: contains the input files generated by the XCCDF.
ovalref.zip: contains the OVAL scanning engine (ovaldi.exe).

The KScript initiates the OVAL scans on the target device and generates several results files. The OVAL scanning engine runs two or three times:

Each run generates a results file. These files are named according to the run. For example, the file from the first run is named scap-profile-10-result-1.xml and the second is named scap-profile-10-result-2.xml. These files are located in the following directory: C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Quest\KACE\kbots_cache\packages\kbots\<working directory>.

To find the KACE SMA Agent’s working directory, go to Inventory > Devices > Device Detail > Logs.

These results files are then uploaded to the KACE SMA and collated into a single results file (xccdf-results.xml). You can use this file for reporting the results to a government agency such as the US OMB (United States Office of Management and Budget). The KACE SMA and managed device retain only the latest results files.

In the final step of a run, a subset of the results files is extracted and stored in the Organization database for reporting and displayed on the SCAP Scan Results page for each device.

The database tables that contain this information are SCAP_RESULT, SCAP_RESULT_RULE, and SCAP_RESULT_SCORE. See View SCAP scan results.

Access SCAP Scan information

You can access SCAP Scan information in the Security section.

1.
Go to SCAP Scan page:
a.
Log in to the KACE SMA Administrator Console, http://KACE_SMA_hostname/admin. Or, if the Show organization menu in admin header option is enabled in the appliance General Settings, select an organization in the drop-down list in the top-right corner of the page next to the login information.
b.
On the left navigation bar, click Security, then click SCAP Scan.
Catalog: Shows the status of SCAP benchmarks. Additionally from this page, you can import checklists, delete checklists, and export a checklist to CSV format.
Schedules: Displays the name of the benchmarks and when they are scheduled to run. Additionally from this page, you can add and delete benchmarks, enable or disable benchmarks, and export a benchmark to CSV format.
Reporting: Shows the general results of SCAP scans.

The page also displays a dashboard that shows the results by benchmark. For a device to pass a benchmark, it must score 100%.

View and manage benchmarks

You can view and manage SCAP benchmarks, which include profiles and checklists that have been imported to the appliance.

Additionally, you can import benchmarks, delete benchmarks, and export benchmarks to CSV format by selecting Choose Action on the SCAP Catalog page.

1.
Go to SCAP Catalog list:
a.
Log in to the KACE SMA Administrator Console, http://KACE_SMA_hostname/admin. Or, if the Show organization menu in admin header option is enabled in the appliance General Settings, select an organization in the drop-down list in the top-right corner of the page next to the login information.
b.
On the left navigation bar, click Security, then click SCAP Scan.
c.
On the SCAP Scan panel, click Catalog.
2.
Optional: Specify which benchmarks are displayed using either the View By drop-down list or Search field.
3.
Optional: To sort the benchmarks, click a column heading.

The SCAP Catalog contains general information about the selected benchmark and the time and date that the SCAP data was uploaded to the appliance. See Download benchmarks from the archive.

Import and modify benchmarks

You can import and modify benchmarks from the National Checklist Repository as needed.

1.
Go to SCAP Catalog list:
a.
Log in to the KACE SMA Administrator Console, http://KACE_SMA_hostname/admin. Or, if the Show organization menu in admin header option is enabled in the appliance General Settings, select an organization in the drop-down list in the top-right corner of the page next to the login information.
b.
On the left navigation bar, click Security, then click SCAP Scan.
c.
On the SCAP Scan panel, click Catalog.
2.
Select Choose Action > Import New Checklists.
The SCAP Configuration Scan Settings page appears and displays Step 1 of the import wizard.
3.
Click Browse or Choose File to import a benchmark ZIP file.
4.
Click Next.
5.
Select a benchmark in the Select a profile to scan drop-down list, then click Next.
6.
Select the OVAL Engine that you want to use in the Scan using existing engine drop-down list.
NOTE: The default engine is MITRE’s OVAL Interpreter (ovaldi.exe). The KACE SMA automatically downloads updates to this engine when Quest certifies and releases new versions of the engine and OVAL definitions.
7.
Optional: Click Browse or Choose File to find and upload a custom engine and its configuration files.
A dialog box appears indicating that the file is being uploaded and a message appears on the SCAP Configuration Scan Settings page that the engine was successfully imported.
TIP: Use a custom engine if you need local control of the OVAL engine or if you do not want automatic updates to change the engine. The custom engine must be a ZIP file of a folder containing the custom ovaldi.exe and any necessary configuration files required to run the engine. This ZIP file replaces the ovalref.zip dependency file in the SCAP scan script. See View the resolved XCCDF files.
8.
Click Next.

A dialog box appears indicating that the benchmark file is being loaded, followed by the Script Detail page. See Editing SCAP scan schedules.

Configure SCAP schedules

You can import benchmarks or definitions, and change settings for SCAP scans, by configuring SCAP schedules.

1.
Go to SCAP Scan Schedules list:
a.
Log in to the KACE SMA Administrator Console, http://KACE_SMA_hostname/admin. Or, if the Show organization menu in admin header option is enabled in the appliance General Settings, select an organization in the drop-down list in the top-right corner of the page next to the login information.
b.
On the left navigation bar, click Security, then click SCAP Scan.
c.
On the SCAP Scan panel, click Schedules.
2.
Select Choose Action and select an action to add or delete benchmarks, enable or disable benchmarks, and export a benchmark to CSV format.
4.
Scroll down the page to the Scheduling section and make the necessary changes.

Import and modify benchmarks

How a SCAP scan works

Before SCAP scans are conducted, the KACE SMA imports and verifies a benchmark. After it is imported and verified, the benchmark is loaded into the appliance and the XCCDF file undergoes a process called resolution.

During resolution, the oval-command.zip file is generated. This ZIP file contains the input files necessary to run a particular profile. You can view the files on the Script Detail page. See Configure SCAP schedules.

The SCAP scan is controlled by a KScript. When the scan runs, the following files are downloaded to the target device as script dependencies:

benchmark.zip: contains the benchmark files, that is, the SCAP Stream that was uploaded to the appliance. (The XCCDF file is not actually used by the device.)
oval-command.zip: contains the input files generated by the XCCDF.
ovalref.zip: contains the OVAL scanning engine (ovaldi.exe).

The KScript initiates the OVAL scans on the target device and generates several results files. The OVAL scanning engine runs two or three times:

Each run generates a results file. These files are named according to the run. For example, the file from the first run is named scap-profile-10-result-1.xml and the second is named scap-profile-10-result-2.xml. These files are located in the following directory: C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Quest\KACE\kbots_cache\packages\kbots\<working directory>.

To find the KACE SMA Agent’s working directory, go to Inventory > Devices > Device Detail > Logs.

These results files are then uploaded to the KACE SMA and collated into a single results file (xccdf-results.xml). You can use this file for reporting the results to a government agency such as the US OMB (United States Office of Management and Budget). The KACE SMA and managed device retain only the latest results files.

In the final step of a run, a subset of the results files is extracted and stored in the Organization database for reporting and displayed on the SCAP Scan Results page for each device.

The database tables that contain this information are SCAP_RESULT, SCAP_RESULT_RULE, and SCAP_RESULT_SCORE. See View SCAP scan results.

Access SCAP Scan information

You can access SCAP Scan information in the Security section.

1.
Go to SCAP Scan page:
a.
Log in to the KACE SMA Administrator Console, http://KACE_SMA_hostname/admin. Or, if the Show organization menu in admin header option is enabled in the appliance General Settings, select an organization in the drop-down list in the top-right corner of the page next to the login information.
b.
On the left navigation bar, click Security, then click SCAP Scan.
Catalog: Shows the status of SCAP benchmarks. Additionally from this page, you can import checklists, delete checklists, and export a checklist to CSV format.
Schedules: Displays the name of the benchmarks and when they are scheduled to run. Additionally from this page, you can add and delete benchmarks, enable or disable benchmarks, and export a benchmark to CSV format.
Reporting: Shows the general results of SCAP scans.

The page also displays a dashboard that shows the results by benchmark. For a device to pass a benchmark, it must score 100%.

View and manage benchmarks

You can view and manage SCAP benchmarks, which include profiles and checklists that have been imported to the appliance.

Additionally, you can import benchmarks, delete benchmarks, and export benchmarks to CSV format by selecting Choose Action on the SCAP Catalog page.

1.
Go to SCAP Catalog list:
a.
Log in to the KACE SMA Administrator Console, http://KACE_SMA_hostname/admin. Or, if the Show organization menu in admin header option is enabled in the appliance General Settings, select an organization in the drop-down list in the top-right corner of the page next to the login information.
b.
On the left navigation bar, click Security, then click SCAP Scan.
c.
On the SCAP Scan panel, click Catalog.
2.
Optional: Specify which benchmarks are displayed using either the View By drop-down list or Search field.
3.
Optional: To sort the benchmarks, click a column heading.

The SCAP Catalog contains general information about the selected benchmark and the time and date that the SCAP data was uploaded to the appliance. See Download benchmarks from the archive.

Import and modify benchmarks

You can import and modify benchmarks from the National Checklist Repository as needed.

1.
Go to SCAP Catalog list:
a.
Log in to the KACE SMA Administrator Console, http://KACE_SMA_hostname/admin. Or, if the Show organization menu in admin header option is enabled in the appliance General Settings, select an organization in the drop-down list in the top-right corner of the page next to the login information.
b.
On the left navigation bar, click Security, then click SCAP Scan.
c.
On the SCAP Scan panel, click Catalog.
2.
Select Choose Action > Import New Checklists.
The SCAP Configuration Scan Settings page appears and displays Step 1 of the import wizard.
3.
Click Browse or Choose File to import a benchmark ZIP file.
4.
Click Next.
5.
Select a benchmark in the Select a profile to scan drop-down list, then click Next.
6.
Select the OVAL Engine that you want to use in the Scan using existing engine drop-down list.
NOTE: The default engine is MITRE’s OVAL Interpreter (ovaldi.exe). The KACE SMA automatically downloads updates to this engine when Quest certifies and releases new versions of the engine and OVAL definitions.
7.
Optional: Click Browse or Choose File to find and upload a custom engine and its configuration files.
A dialog box appears indicating that the file is being uploaded and a message appears on the SCAP Configuration Scan Settings page that the engine was successfully imported.
TIP: Use a custom engine if you need local control of the OVAL engine or if you do not want automatic updates to change the engine. The custom engine must be a ZIP file of a folder containing the custom ovaldi.exe and any necessary configuration files required to run the engine. This ZIP file replaces the ovalref.zip dependency file in the SCAP scan script. See View the resolved XCCDF files.
8.
Click Next.

A dialog box appears indicating that the benchmark file is being loaded, followed by the Script Detail page. See Editing SCAP scan schedules.

Configure SCAP schedules

You can import benchmarks or definitions, and change settings for SCAP scans, by configuring SCAP schedules.

1.
Go to SCAP Scan Schedules list:
a.
Log in to the KACE SMA Administrator Console, http://KACE_SMA_hostname/admin. Or, if the Show organization menu in admin header option is enabled in the appliance General Settings, select an organization in the drop-down list in the top-right corner of the page next to the login information.
b.
On the left navigation bar, click Security, then click SCAP Scan.
c.
On the SCAP Scan panel, click Schedules.
2.
Select Choose Action and select an action to add or delete benchmarks, enable or disable benchmarks, and export a benchmark to CSV format.
4.
Scroll down the page to the Scheduling section and make the necessary changes.

Configure SCAP schedules

How a SCAP scan works

Before SCAP scans are conducted, the KACE SMA imports and verifies a benchmark. After it is imported and verified, the benchmark is loaded into the appliance and the XCCDF file undergoes a process called resolution.

During resolution, the oval-command.zip file is generated. This ZIP file contains the input files necessary to run a particular profile. You can view the files on the Script Detail page. See Configure SCAP schedules.

The SCAP scan is controlled by a KScript. When the scan runs, the following files are downloaded to the target device as script dependencies:

benchmark.zip: contains the benchmark files, that is, the SCAP Stream that was uploaded to the appliance. (The XCCDF file is not actually used by the device.)
oval-command.zip: contains the input files generated by the XCCDF.
ovalref.zip: contains the OVAL scanning engine (ovaldi.exe).

The KScript initiates the OVAL scans on the target device and generates several results files. The OVAL scanning engine runs two or three times:

Each run generates a results file. These files are named according to the run. For example, the file from the first run is named scap-profile-10-result-1.xml and the second is named scap-profile-10-result-2.xml. These files are located in the following directory: C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Quest\KACE\kbots_cache\packages\kbots\<working directory>.

To find the KACE SMA Agent’s working directory, go to Inventory > Devices > Device Detail > Logs.

These results files are then uploaded to the KACE SMA and collated into a single results file (xccdf-results.xml). You can use this file for reporting the results to a government agency such as the US OMB (United States Office of Management and Budget). The KACE SMA and managed device retain only the latest results files.

In the final step of a run, a subset of the results files is extracted and stored in the Organization database for reporting and displayed on the SCAP Scan Results page for each device.

The database tables that contain this information are SCAP_RESULT, SCAP_RESULT_RULE, and SCAP_RESULT_SCORE. See View SCAP scan results.

Access SCAP Scan information

You can access SCAP Scan information in the Security section.

1.
Go to SCAP Scan page:
a.
Log in to the KACE SMA Administrator Console, http://KACE_SMA_hostname/admin. Or, if the Show organization menu in admin header option is enabled in the appliance General Settings, select an organization in the drop-down list in the top-right corner of the page next to the login information.
b.
On the left navigation bar, click Security, then click SCAP Scan.
Catalog: Shows the status of SCAP benchmarks. Additionally from this page, you can import checklists, delete checklists, and export a checklist to CSV format.
Schedules: Displays the name of the benchmarks and when they are scheduled to run. Additionally from this page, you can add and delete benchmarks, enable or disable benchmarks, and export a benchmark to CSV format.
Reporting: Shows the general results of SCAP scans.

The page also displays a dashboard that shows the results by benchmark. For a device to pass a benchmark, it must score 100%.

View and manage benchmarks

You can view and manage SCAP benchmarks, which include profiles and checklists that have been imported to the appliance.

Additionally, you can import benchmarks, delete benchmarks, and export benchmarks to CSV format by selecting Choose Action on the SCAP Catalog page.

1.
Go to SCAP Catalog list:
a.
Log in to the KACE SMA Administrator Console, http://KACE_SMA_hostname/admin. Or, if the Show organization menu in admin header option is enabled in the appliance General Settings, select an organization in the drop-down list in the top-right corner of the page next to the login information.
b.
On the left navigation bar, click Security, then click SCAP Scan.
c.
On the SCAP Scan panel, click Catalog.
2.
Optional: Specify which benchmarks are displayed using either the View By drop-down list or Search field.
3.
Optional: To sort the benchmarks, click a column heading.

The SCAP Catalog contains general information about the selected benchmark and the time and date that the SCAP data was uploaded to the appliance. See Download benchmarks from the archive.

Import and modify benchmarks

You can import and modify benchmarks from the National Checklist Repository as needed.

1.
Go to SCAP Catalog list:
a.
Log in to the KACE SMA Administrator Console, http://KACE_SMA_hostname/admin. Or, if the Show organization menu in admin header option is enabled in the appliance General Settings, select an organization in the drop-down list in the top-right corner of the page next to the login information.
b.
On the left navigation bar, click Security, then click SCAP Scan.
c.
On the SCAP Scan panel, click Catalog.
2.
Select Choose Action > Import New Checklists.
The SCAP Configuration Scan Settings page appears and displays Step 1 of the import wizard.
3.
Click Browse or Choose File to import a benchmark ZIP file.
4.
Click Next.
5.
Select a benchmark in the Select a profile to scan drop-down list, then click Next.
6.
Select the OVAL Engine that you want to use in the Scan using existing engine drop-down list.
NOTE: The default engine is MITRE’s OVAL Interpreter (ovaldi.exe). The KACE SMA automatically downloads updates to this engine when Quest certifies and releases new versions of the engine and OVAL definitions.
7.
Optional: Click Browse or Choose File to find and upload a custom engine and its configuration files.
A dialog box appears indicating that the file is being uploaded and a message appears on the SCAP Configuration Scan Settings page that the engine was successfully imported.
TIP: Use a custom engine if you need local control of the OVAL engine or if you do not want automatic updates to change the engine. The custom engine must be a ZIP file of a folder containing the custom ovaldi.exe and any necessary configuration files required to run the engine. This ZIP file replaces the ovalref.zip dependency file in the SCAP scan script. See View the resolved XCCDF files.
8.
Click Next.

A dialog box appears indicating that the benchmark file is being loaded, followed by the Script Detail page. See Editing SCAP scan schedules.

Configure SCAP schedules

You can import benchmarks or definitions, and change settings for SCAP scans, by configuring SCAP schedules.

1.
Go to SCAP Scan Schedules list:
a.
Log in to the KACE SMA Administrator Console, http://KACE_SMA_hostname/admin. Or, if the Show organization menu in admin header option is enabled in the appliance General Settings, select an organization in the drop-down list in the top-right corner of the page next to the login information.
b.
On the left navigation bar, click Security, then click SCAP Scan.
c.
On the SCAP Scan panel, click Schedules.
2.
Select Choose Action and select an action to add or delete benchmarks, enable or disable benchmarks, and export a benchmark to CSV format.
4.
Scroll down the page to the Scheduling section and make the necessary changes.
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