Transition to the New Interface

Welcome to the new interface!

Tenable designed this new interface to improve the efficiency and ease of your workflow as you configure scans and analyze scan results.

The system requirements are the same for both classic and new interfaces.

Feature Parity

The table below lists which tasks are supported in each interface.

Task Classic New
Get Started
Navigate the interface Navigate (Classic Interface) Navigate (New Interface)
Save searches Advanced Save Search Saved Search
Create or edit a scan configuration

Create a Scan


Create a Scan

Note: In the classic interface, the Legacy Web App Scan template appears in the Web Application tab of the Tenable-provided scan templates. In the new interface, this template appears in the Scanners tab of the templates.

Import a scan Import a Scan Import a Scan
Launch a scan Launch a Scan Launch a Scan

Pause or resume a scan

Pause or Resume a Scan Pause or Resume a Scan
Stop a scan Stop a Scan Stop a Running Scan
View your scans View Scans View Scans
Edit scan configurations Edit a Scan Configuration Edit a Scan Configuration
Copy a scan Copy a Scan Configuration Copy a Scan Configuration
Change scan ownership

Change Scan Ownership

Change Scan Ownership
View results for an individual scan View Results for an Individual Scan View Individual Scan Details
Change the scan "read" status Change the Scan Read Status Change the Scan Read Status
Export results for an individual scan Export Scan Results Export Scan Results
Move a scan to the trash Move a Scan to the Trash Folder Move a Scan to the Trash Folder
Delete a scan Delete a Scan Delete a Scan
Manage scan folders Scan Folders Scan Folders
Policies / User-Defined Templates (see Terminology Differences)
Create a user-defined template Create a Policy

Create a User-Defined Template

Edit a user-defined template supported Edit a User-Defined Template
Copy a user-defined template Copy a Policy Copy a User-Defined Template
Export a user-defined template Export a Policy Export a User-Defined Template
Import a user-defined template Import a Policy Import a User-Defined Template
Set permissions for a user-defined template Set Permissions for a Policy Edit a User-Defined Template
Change ownership of a user-defined template Change Policy Ownership Change User-Defined Template Ownership
Delete a user-defined template Delete a Policy Delete a User-Defined Template
Target Groups    
Manage target groups Target Groups Target Groups
Manage exclusions Exclusions


Scanners / Sensors (see Terminology Differences)
Link a scanner Link a Scanner Link a Sensor
Modify scanner Permissions Modify Scanner Permissions Modify Sensor Permissions
Enable or disable a scanner Enable or Disable a Scanner Enable or Disable a Sensor
Remove a scanner Remove a Scanner Remove a Sensor
Modify scanner settings Modify Scanner Settings Modify Sensor Settings
Manage scanner groups Scanner Groups Scanner Groups
Manage networks Networks Networks
Manage freeze windows Freeze Windows Freeze Windows
Manage agents Agents Agents
Manage PCI/ASV PCI/ASV Scans PCI/ASV Scans
View instance information About

View Information about Your Instance

View summary of your organization's use of (including license information) Health Status Workbench View Information about Your Instance
Manage recast and accept rules Recast Rules Recast/Accept Rules
Manage asset tags Tags Tags
Manage connectors no classic interface maintained Connectors
Manage Connectors
Manage credentials no classic interface equivalent Managed Credentials
Manage access groups no classic interface equivalent Access Groups
Manage your user account My Account My Account
Generate an API key for your account My Account Generate an API Key
Manage other user accounts Users Users
Generate an API key for another user account Generate an API Key Generate an API Key
Manage user groups Groups Groups
Manage assets Assets Assets
View asset details View Asset Vulnerabilities
View Additional Info
View Asset Details
Delete assets Delete Assets Delete Assets
View deleted assets View Deleted Assets View Deleted Assets
View asset activity supported View Asset Activity
Manage asset tags Manage Asset Tags Manage Tags
Add a tag to an asset

Apply a Tag to an Asset

Add a Tag to an Asset
Search assets by tag Filter Assets by Tag Search Assets by Tag
Remove a tag Remove a Tag from an Asset Remove a Tag from an Asset
View vulnerabilities by plugins Vulnerabilities by Plugin View Vulnerabilities by Plugin
View vulnerabilities by assets Vulnerabilities by Asset View Vulnerabilities by Asset
View vulnerability details Plugin Details View Plugin Details
Vulnerability Details
View plugin output supported View Plugin Output
Export vulnerability data supported Export Vulnerability Data
Manage dashboards Dashboards Dashboards
Synchronize classic and new dashboards no classic interface equivalent Dashboard Synchronization
Create a dashboard Create a Dashboard Create A Dashboard
Edit a dashboard

Configure a Dashboard

Modify a Dashboard Chart

Edit a Dashboard
Filter a dashboard Filter a Dashboard Filter a Dashboard
Export a dashboard Export a Dashboard
Export a Dashboard PDF
Export a PNG Custom Dashboard
Schedule a Dashboard Export

Export a Dashboard (PDF export only)

Customize dashboards with dashboard widgets Configure a Dashboard Component Configure Dashboard Widgets
View the Widget Library
Add a Widget to a Dashboard
Set a Default Dashboard Set a Default Dashboard Set a Default Dashboard
Manage reports Reports Dashboards
Additional Resources
Install data acquisition tools Install Data Acquisition Tools no change Container Security
Scan images and containers for vulnerabilities no classic interface maintained Welcome Web Application Scanning
Scan web applications for vulnerabilities Welcome development pending

Terminology Differences

The table below briefly lists terminology differences between the classic and new interfaces.

Classic New
scanners sensors
impersonate a user assist a user with their account
policy template