Edit Sensor Settings

Required Tenable.io Vulnerability Management User Role: Scan Manager or Administrator

Industrial Security is end-of-life (EOL). For information about EOL dates and policies for Tenable products, see the Tenable Software Release Lifecycle Matrix and Policy.

You can edit certain settings for the following types of linked sensors:

  • Nessus Network Monitor
  • Nessus for Amazon Web Service (AWS)

To edit sensor settings in the new interface:

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

    The left navigation plane appears.

  2. In the left navigation plane, click Settings.

    The Settings page appears.

  3. Click the Sensors tile.

    The Sensors page appears. By default, the Nessus Scanners tab is active and Linked Scanners is selected in the drop-down box.

  4. Click the appropriate sensor type tab.

    The sensor table appears.

  5. If the sensor is a Nessus Scanner, do one of the following:
    • In the drop-down box, select the Cloud Scanners tab to view cloud scanners connected to Tenable.io. For more information, see Cloud Sensors.
    • In the drop-down box, select the Linked Scanners tab to view scanners linked to Tenable.io. For more information, see Linked Scanners
  6. In the table of linked sensors, click the sensor for which you want to edit settings.

    The sensor details appear. By default, the Overview tab is active.

  7. Click the Settings tab.

    The sensor settings appear.

  8. Edit the sensor settings.

  9. In the lower-right corner of the page, click Save.