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Transition to the New Interface

Welcome to the new interface!

Tenable designed this new interface to improve the efficiency and ease of your workflow as you configure scans and analyze scan results.

The system requirements are the same for both classic and new interfaces.

You can set which interface appears by default when you log in to

Feature Parity

As Tenable introduces the new interface in a rolling fashion, you can perform most tasks in both interfaces, but some tasks are supported in one interface only until the rollout is complete.

The table below lists which tasks are supported in each interface.

Task Classic New
Get Started
Navigate the interface Navigate the Classic Interface Navigate the New Interface
Save searches Advanced Save Search Saved Search
Create or edit a scan configuration Scans

Development pending. See:

  • VM-462 - Scan Management UI Transition
  • VM-796 - Scan Management UI Enhancements
Import a scan Import a Scan
Launch a scan Launch a Scan

Stop a scan

Pause or Resume a Scan
Pause or resume a scan Stop a Scan
Delete a scan Delete a Scan
Manage scan folders Scan Folders
Manage policies Policies
Manage target groups Target Groups
Manage exclusions Exclusions
Scanners / Sensors
Link a scanner Link a Scanner Link a Sensor
Modify scanner Permissions Modify Scanner Permissions Modify Sensor Permissions
Enable or disable a scanner Enable or Disable a Scanner Enable or Disable a Sensor
Remove a scanner Remove a Scanner Remove a Sensor
Modify scanner settings Modify Scanner Settings Modify Sensor Settings
Manage scanner groups Scanner Groups Scanner Groups
Manage networks Networks Development pending; see VM-1265
Manage blackout windows Blackout Windows Blackout Windows
Manage PCI/ASV PCI/ASV Development pending; see PCIO-286
View instance information About About
View license information no equivalent View License Information
Manage recast and accept rules Recast Rules Development pending; see VM-1248
Manage asset tags Tags Tags
Manage connectors no classic interface maintained Connectors
Manage Connectors
Manage credentials no classic interface maintained Managed Credentials
Manage access groups no classic interface maintained Access Groups
Manage your user account My Account My Account
Generate an API key for your account My Account Generate an API Key
Manage other user accounts Users Users
Generate an API key for another user account Generate an API Key Generate an API Key
Manage user groups Groups Groups
Manage assets Assets Assets
View asset details View Asset Vulnerabilities
View Additional Info
View Asset Details
Delete assets Delete Assets Delete Assets
View deleted assets View Deleted Assets View Deleted Assets
View asset activity supported View Asset Activity
Manage asset tags Manage Asset Tags Manage Tags
Add a tag to an asset

Apply a Tag to an Asset

Add a Tag to an Asset
Search assets by tag Filter Assets bt Tag Search Assets by Tag
Remove a tag Remove a Tag from an Asset Remove a Tag from an Asset
View vulnerabilities by plugins Vulnerabilities by Plugin View Vulnerabilities by Plugin
View vulnerabilities by assets Vulnerabilities by Asset View Vulnerabilities by Asset
View vulnerability details Plugin Details View Plugin Details
Vulnerability Details
View plugin output supported View Plugin Output
Export vulnerability data supported Export Vulnerability Data
Manage dashboards Dashboards Dashboards
Synchronize classic and new dashboards no classic equivalent Dashboard Synchronization
Create a dashboard Create a Dashboard Create A Dashboard
Edit a dashboard Modify a Dashboard Chart Edit a Dashboard
Configure target assets for a dashboard Configure a Dashboard Configure a Dashboard
Filter a dashboard Filter a Dashboard Filter a Dashboard
Export a dashboard Export a Dashboard
Export a Dashboard PDF
Export a PNG Custom Dashboard
Schedule a Dashboard Export

Export a Dashboard (PDF export only)

Customize dashboards with dashboard widgets Configure a Dashboard Component Configure Dashboard Widgets
View the Widget Library
Add a Widget to a Dashboard
Set a Default Dashboard Set a Default Dashboard Set a Default Dashboard
View summary of your organization's use of Health Status Workbench View License Information
Manage reports Reports Development pending; see DARTS-378
Additional Resources
Install data acquisition tools Install Data Acquisition Tools no change Container Security
Scan images and containers for vulnerabilities no classic interface maintained Welcome Web Application Scanning
Scan web applications for vulnerabilities Welcome Development dependent on VM Scans; see:
  • VM-462 - Scan Management UI Transition
  • VM-796 - Scan Management UI Enhancements

Terminology Differences

The table below briefly lists terminology differences between the classic and new interfaces.

Classic New
scanners sensors
impersonate a user assist a user with their account

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