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How To Know if the Agent has Retrieved Schedules from OUTSCAN


This document describe how to check if the Agent have retrieved schedules from OUTSCAN.

Checking Retrieved Schedules in Agent

The Agent calls home to the API regularly to receive information about a schedule, which are used to plan their scanning. To check if the Agent has retrieved the schedule, check the instructions folder as described in this document.


Open a file Explorer or Windows PowerShell as administrator and enter the following command:

ls C:\ProgramData\Outpost24\Agent\schedules\instructions


Login to you Linux system with an account having admin privileges or being able to elevate privileges and become root and run the following command:

sudo ls -la /var/cache/o24-agent/schedules/instructions/


In both case, This directory contains the schedules for the Agent. Each schedule is a directory of type (UUID) that contains 3 encrypted files: commands (for Linux), psh-commands and registry (for Windows).

Windows example:

Linux example:

You can also check the date and time of each files to ensure, they are updated and changing.

If you have several UUID sub directories, that simply means you have configured several schedules.


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