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Create a Scanner Group

Required User Role: Scan Manager or Administrator

To create a scanner group in the new interface:

  1. In the upper-left corner, click the Tenable logo.

    The left navigation plane appears.

  2. In the left navigation plane, click Settings.

    The Settings page appears.

  3. Click the Sensors widget.

    The Sensors page appears. By default, Agents is selected in the left navigation menu and the Linked Agents tab is active.

  4. In the left navigation menu, click Nessus.

    The Linked Scanners tab appears. This tab contains a table of Nessus sensors linked to your Tenable.io instance.

  5. Click the Scanner Groups tab

    The Scanner Groups tab appears. This tab contains a table listing existing scanner groups.

  6. In the upper-right corner, click the Add Scanner Group button.

    The Add Scanner Group plane appears.

  7. In the Group Name field, type a name for the group.
  8. In the User & Groups heading, click .

    The Add Users & Group plane appears.

  9. In the Search field, type or click the drop-down to find and add a user or group.

    Added users and groups appear below the Search field.

  10. Click the Add button.

    The Add Scanner Group plane appears.

  11. In the text box, type the name of the new scanner group.
  12. In the Users & Groups section, assign user permissions for the scanner group.

    For more information on scanner group permissions, see User Role Permissions.

  13. Click Save to save your changes.

    The new group appears in the Scanner Groups list.

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