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Create a New Scan from Scan Results

When you view scan results, you can select scanned hosts that you want to target in a new scan. When you create a new scan, Nessus automatically populates the targets with the hosts that you selected.

To create a new scan from scan results:

  1. In the top navigation bar, click Scans.

    The My Scans page appears.

  2. In the scans table, click the row of a completed scan.

    The scan's results page appears.

  3. Click the Hosts tab.

    Nessus displays a table of scanned hosts.

  4. Select the check box next to each host you want to scan in your new scan.

    At the top of the page, the More button appears.

  5. Click the More button.

    A drop-down box appears.

  6. Click Create Scan.

    The Scan Templates page appears.

  7. Select a scan template for your new scan.

    Nessus automatically populates the Targets list with the hosts you previously selected.

  8. Configure the rest of the scan settings, as described in Scan and Policy Settings.
  9. Do one of the following:

    • To launch the scan immediately, click the down button, and then click Launch.

      Nessus saves and launches the scan.

    • To launch the scan later, click the Save button.

      Nessus saves the scan.

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