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Modify Sensor Settings

Required User Role: Scan Manager or Administrator

You can modify certain settings for the following types of linked sensors:

  • Nessus Network Monitor
  • Industrial Security
  • Nessus for Amazon Web Service (AWS)

To modify sensor settings 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 bar, click the appropriate sensor type.

    The scanner table appears.

  5. In the table of linked scanners, click the scanner where you want to modify settings.

    The sensor details appear. By default, the Overview tab is active.

  6. Click the Settings tab.

    The sensor settings appear.

  7. Modify the sensor settings.

  8. In the lower-right corner of the page, click Save.

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