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Scans

On the Scans page, you can create, view, and manage scans and resources.

When you access the Scans page, the My Scans folder appears by default. A list of scans appears in the center pane. This documentation refers to the list as the scans table.

In each folder on the Scans page, the scans table displays the scans stored in that folder and the status of each scan. You can use the scans table to view the results of a scan, view the scan's schedule, view the scan's last modified date, and launch or delete a scan.

Note: Scans owned by disabled users cannot launch. Scans running at the time a user is disabled will continue to run.

The following table lists the indicators that reflect the status of a scan.

Indicator Description
Complete icon

The latest run of the scan is complete.

Incomplete icon

The latest run of the scan is incomplete, because Tenable.io or the scanner encountered problems during the run and aborted the scan. For more information about the problems encountered during the run, view the scan notes.

Imported icon

A user imported the scan. You cannot run imported scans. Scan history is unavailable for imported scans.

Scheduled icon

The scan is either empty (the scan is new or has yet to run) or pending (Tenable.io is processing a request to run the scan).

Running icon

The scan is currently running, or the scan is in the process of resuming after a user paused the run.

Canceled icon

At user request, Tenable.io successfully stopped the latest run of the scan. Tenable.io categorizes the scan as canceled.

Paused icon

A user paused the scan. This indicator is present even if Tenable.io is still processing the action.

Stopped icon

A user stopped the scan, and Tenable.io is processing the action.

Tip: For more information on how to work with scans, refer to Scanning Overview.

For more information, see the following sections:

Note: For information about scanners and agents in the new Tenable.io interface, see Sensors and Agents.

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