Host Audits Findings

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

Note: Tenable.io retains findings data for only 15 months.

On the Findings page, you can drill down to view only findings for your host audits.

To view your host audit findings:

  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 Findings.

    The Findings page appears, showing a table that lists your findings. By default, the Vulnerabilities tab is active.

  3. In the upper-left side of the page, in the Findings drop-down box, select Host Audits.

    The Findings table shows only your host audits findings.

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

Host Audits Findings

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

Column Description
Asset ID

The UUID of the asset where a scan detected the finding. This value is unique to Tenable.io.

Asset Name

The name of the asset on which the scanner performed a compliance check.

Audit Name The name of the compliance check the scanner performed on the affected asset.
Audit File The name of the audit file the scanner used to perform the compliance check.
Result

The outcome of the compliance check.

Plugin Name

The name of the plugin that identified the compliance check finding.

State

The state of the compliance check finding.

First Audited

The date and time when a scan first performed the compliance check on the asset.

Last Audited

The date and time when a scan last performed the compliance check on the asset.

Control ID

The UUID of the control instance applied on the system that hosts the impacted asset. This value is unique to Tenable.io.

This column appears in the table by default.

Actions

Shows you a button that allows you to complete certain actions with the finding.

This column appears in the table by default and you cannot remove or configure it.

To view and complete actions with a finding in the findings table:

  1. In the row for the finding for which you want to complete an action, in the Actions column, click the button.

    The action menu appears in the row.

  2. Click the action you want to complete.

    A page, plane, or window appears with steps to complete the action.