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Delete Quarantine Items From EPO

I was wondering if there is anyway to delete items on a device that McAfee has quarantined without having to manually access the device? Basically can a push a task from EPO or someone select a threat in EPO and tell the device to delete the file? I have a threat that has showed up on many devices and accessing each one of them individually to delete the file out of quarantine is not very ideal. Thanks.

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Re: Delete Quarantine Items From EPO

Hello @off2 

Thanks for your post.

Afaik, There is no by default task.

I would like to inform you that a file sits in quarantine folder only for 30days by default..

You can make the changed in the policy and suppose if you are changing it to 1 Day in that case the all the deleted items would disappear within 24 hours.

If you modifies the policy to 1 day you will lose the opportunity to restore any falsely deleted file, 
changing the policy would be against the McAfee recommendations and would be completely your call.
 
In terms of functionality, Yes the product is capable of performing the clean-up by changing the policy to 1day.
 
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Other thing you can create a batch file and deploy it to the client machine using EEDK.
 
 
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