Host Assets

This topic describes the performance of or functionality for a new feature in Tenable.io Key Enhancements. For more information, see Tenable.io Key Enhancements.

Required Tenable.io Vulnerability Management User Role: Basic, Scan Operator, Standard, Scan Manager, or Administrator

On the Assets page, you can drill down to view only your host assets.

To view your host assets:

  1. In the upper-left corner, click the Menu button.

    The left navigation plane appears.

  2. In the left navigation plane, in the Explore section, click Assets.

    The Assets page appears. By default, the assets dashboard is visible and All is selected in the Assets drop-down box.

  3. In the Assets drop-down box, select Hosts.

    The Assets table shows your host assets.

  4. In the host assets table, you can perform any or all the following actions:

Host Assets

You can view basic information about your host assets in the following table:

Column Description
Name

The asset name. Tenable.io assigns this identifier based on the presence of certain asset attributes in the following order:

  1. Agent Name (if agent-scanned)
  2. NetBIOS Name
  3. FQDN
  4. IPv6 address
  5. IPv4 address
  6. For example, if scans identify a NetBIOS name and an IPv4 address for an asset, the NetBIOS name appears as the asset name.

This column appears in the table by default.

IPV4 Address

The IPv4 address associated with the asset record.

This column appears in the table by default.

Operating System

The operating system that a scan identified as installed on the asset.

This column appears in the table by default.

Last Seen

The date when a scan last found the vulnerability on an asset.

This column appears in the table by default.

Source

The source of the scan that identified the asset.

This column appears in the table by default.

Tags

Tags applied to the asset.

This column appears in the table by default.

Asset ID The UUID of the asset where a scan detected the vulnerability. This value is unique to Tenable.io.
IPV6 Address

The IPv4 address associated with the asset record.

First Seen

The date and time when a scan first identified the asset.

System Type The operating system that a scan identified as installed on the asset.
NetBIOS Name The asset's NetBIOS name.
DNS

The fully qualified domain name of the asset host.

MAC Address

A MAC address that a scan has associated with the asset record.

ServiceNow Sys ID

The unique record identifier of the asset in ServiceNow. For more information, see the ServiceNow documentation.

Actions

The actions you can perform with the cloud resource asset.