Discover and Assess

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

The Discover and Assess page highlights the asset discovery options available in On the Discovery page, user role permissions determine the access to certain widgets. For example, an administrator can access the Cloud Connectors widget, but a standard user cannot.

To view the Discover and Assess page:

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

    The left navigation plane appears.

  2. In the left navigation plane, in the Asset View section, click Discovery.

    The Discover and Assess page appears.

  3. Click any of the following widgets:

    Select a Discovery Method

    To find assets on your network:

    1. Click Start Scan.

      The Create a Scan page appears.

    2. Create a scan. For more information, see Create a Scan.
    Cloud Connectors

    To get real-time visibility into your cloud assets:

    1. Click Set Up Connectors.

      The Connectors page appears.

    2. Configure a connector. For more information, see Connectors.
    Connect to ServiceNow

    To discover assets with your CMDB:

    1. Click Learn More.
    2. Configure a two-way sync between and ServiceNow. For more information, see the ServiceNow Integration Guide.
    Set up a Nessus Monitor

    To get continuous visibility into managed and unmanaged assets on your networks:

    1. Click Learn More.

      The Add a Nessus Network Monitor plane appears.

    2. Copy the linking key.
    3. Use the key to link an NNM instance to For more information, see Link a Sensor.