Preconfigured Advanced Scan Settings

Certain Tenable-provided scanner templates include preconfigured advanced settings, described in the following table. The preconfigured advanced settings are determined by both the template andthe Scan Type that you select.

Template Scan Type Preconfigured Settings
Discovery
Host Discovery Performance Options defaults
Vulnerabilities
Basic Network Scan Default (default)
  • Performance options:

    • 30 simultaneous hosts (max)
    • 4 simultaneous checks per host (max)
    • 5 second network read timeout
Scan low bandwidth links
  • Performance options:

    • 2 simultaneous hosts (max)
    • 2 simultaneous checks per host (max)
    • 15 second network read timeout
    • Slow down the scan when network congestion is detected
Custom

All defaults

Advanced Scan All defaults
Advanced Dynamic Scan All defaults
Malware Scan Default (default)
  • Performance options:

    • 30 simultaneous hosts (max)
    • 4 simultaneous checks per host (max)
    • 5 second network read timeout
Scan low bandwidth links
  • Performance options:

    • 2 simultaneous hosts (max)
    • 2 simultaneous checks per host (max)
    • 15 second network read timeout
    • Slow down the scan when network congestion is detected
Custom

All defaults

Mobile Device Scan

Debug Settings defaults

Web Application Tests Default (default)
  • Performance options:

    • 30 simultaneous hosts (max)
    • 4 simultaneous checks per host (max)
    • 5 second network read timeout
Scan low bandwidth links
  • Performance options:

    • 2 simultaneous hosts (max)
    • 2 simultaneous checks per host (max)
    • 15 second network read timeout
    • Slow down the scan when network congestion is detected
Custom

All defaults

Credentialed Patch Audit Default (default)
  • Performance options:

    • 30 simultaneous hosts (max)
    • 4 simultaneous checks per host (max)
    • 5 second network read timeout
Scan low bandwidth links
  • Performance options:

    • 2 simultaneous hosts (max)
    • 2 simultaneous checks per host (max)
    • 15 second network read timeout
    • Slow down the scan when network congestion is detected
Custom

All defaults

Badlock Detection All defaults
Bash Shellshock Detection All defaults
DROWN Detection All defaults
Intel AMT Security Bypass All defaults
Shadow Brokers Scan All defaults
Spectre and Meltdown All defaults
WannaCry Ransomware All defaults
Compliance
Audit Cloud Infrastructure

Debug Settings defaults

Internal PCI Network Scan Default (default)
  • Performance options:

    • 30 simultaneous hosts (max)
    • 4 simultaneous checks per host (max)
    • 5 second network read timeout
Scan low bandwidth links
  • Performance options:

    • 2 simultaneous hosts (max)
    • 2 simultaneous checks per host (max)
    • 15 second network read timeout
    • Slow down the scan when network congestion is detected
Custom

All defaults

MDM Config Audit
Offline Config Audit

Debug Settings defaults

PCI Quarterly External Scan Default (default)
  • Performance options:

    • 30 simultaneous hosts (max)
    • 4 simultaneous checks per host (max)
    • 5 second network read timeout
Scan low bandwidth links
  • Performance options:

    • 2 simultaneous hosts (max)
    • 2 simultaneous checks per host (max)
    • 15 second network read timeout
    • Slow down the scan when network congestion is detected
Custom

All defaults

Policy Compliance Auditing Default (default)
  • Performance options:

    • 30 simultaneous hosts (max)
    • 4 simultaneous checks per host (max)
    • 5 second network read timeout
Scan low bandwidth links
  • Performance options:

    • 2 simultaneous hosts (max)
    • 2 simultaneous checks per host (max)
    • 15 second network read timeout
    • Slow down the scan when network congestion is detected
Custom

All defaults

SCAP and OVAL Auditing Default (default)
  • Performance options:

    • 30 simultaneous hosts (max)
    • 4 simultaneous checks per host (max)
    • 5 second network read timeout
Scan low bandwidth links
  • Performance options:

    • 2 simultaneous hosts (max)
    • 2 simultaneous checks per host (max)
    • 15 second network read timeout
    • Slow down the scan when network congestion is detected
Custom

All defaults