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About Scanners

Cloud Scanners

By default, is configured with region-specific Cloud Scanners. You can select these scanners when you create and launch scans.

The following table identifies each Scanner and, for whitelisting purposes, its IP address range. These IP ranges are exclusive to Tenable, Inc..


IP Range

IPv6 Range

Amazon US-EAST (Ohio)


Amazon US-EAST (Virginia)


Amazon US-WEST (California)


Amazon EU-CENTRAL (Frankfurt)


Amazon EU-WEST (London)


Amazon AP-SOUTHEAST (Singapore)


Amazon AP-SOUTHEAST (Sydney)


Linked Scanners

In addition to using scanners, you can also link Nessus and NNM scanners to

On the Linked Scanners page, scanners are identified by scanner type (Nessus or NNM) and indicate if the scanner has Shared permissions.

Once remote scanners are linked to, those scanners can be added to Scanner Groups, managed, and selected when configuring scans.

To link a scanner to, see Scanners and Agents.

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