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Import a Target Group

Required User Role: Administrator

You can import a target group as a comma separate values (.csv) file.

Tip: To create or modify the .csv file, Tenable recommends using a robust text editor, such as TextMate (Mac), VIM (Windows, Mac, and Linux), or NotePad++ (Windows).

The following table displays the necessary headers for the text file.

Field Name Description
id Numeric field used to identify the target group.
name Field used to identify the name of the target group. Any combination of alpha-numeric characters or symbols can be used in the name field.
members Field used to identify host address(es) to be included in the target group.
creation_date Numeric field in UNIX timestamp format.
last_modification_date Numeric field UNIX timestamp format.

To import a target group:

  1. In the top navigation bar, click Scans.

    The My Scans page appears.

  2. In the left navigation bar, click Target Groups.

    The Target Groups page appears.

  3. In the upper-right corner, click the Import button.

    Your OS file explorer appears.

  4. Select a text file to import.

    The target group appears in the list of groups.

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