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Import an Exclusion

Required User Role: Scan Manager or Administrator

You can import an exclusion as a comma separate values (.csv) file.

Note: When you import an exclusion, Tenable.io automatically assigns it to the default network. After import, you can move the exclusion to a custom network.

Tip: To create or modify the CSV file, use a robust text editor such as TextMate (Mac), VIM (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 exclusion.
name Field used to identify the name of the exclusion. Any combination of alpha-numeric characters or symbols can be used in the name field.
description  
members Field used to identify one or more host addresses to be included in the exclusion.
creation_date Numeric field in UNIX timestamp format.
last_modification_date Numeric field UNIX timestamp format.

To import an exclusion:

  1. In the top navigation bar, click Scans.

    The My Scans page appears.

  2. In the left navigation bar, click Exclusions.

    The Exclusions page appears.

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

    Your OS file explorer appears.

  4. Select a .csv exclusion file to import.

    The exclusion appears in the list of exclusions.

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