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Cloud Scanners

Note: Cloud Scanners are not supported when deploying on-prem.

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

Note: Nessus AMI Pre-Authorized scanners are not supported when deploying on-prem.

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

The Linked Scanners page identifies scanners by scanner type (Nessus or NNM) and indicates if the scanners have Shared permissions.

Linked Scanners page

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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