Remove a Sensor from a Scanner Group

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

Required Tenable.io Web Application Scanning User Role: Scan Manager or Administrator

To remove a sensor from a scanner group 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. In the drop-down box, select Scanner Groups.

    The list of existing scanner groups you have permission to use or manage appears.

  5. (Optional) Search the table for the group you want to modify. For more information, see Tenable.io Tables.

  6. In the scanner group table, click the scanner group you want to modify.

    The Group Details page appears. This page contains a table listing sensors assigned to this group.

  7. (Optional) Search for the sensor you want to remove. For more information, see Tenable.io Tables.

  8. Select the sensor or sensors you want to remove:
  9. Select the sensors you want to remove:

    Scope Action
    Remove a single sensor
    1. In the sensors table, do one of the following:

      • Right-click the sensor you want to remove.

        The action options appear next to your cursor.

      • In the Actions column, click the button for the sensor you want to remove.

        The action options appear in the row.

      • Select the check box for the sensor you want to remove.

        The action buttons appear at the top of the table.

    2. Click the Remove from Group button.

      A confirmation window appears.

    Remove multiple sensors
    1. In the sensors table, select the check box for each sensor you want to remove from the group.

      The action bar appears at the bottom of the page.

    2. In the action bar, click the Remove from Group button.

      A confirmation window appears.

  10. In the confirmation window, click Remove.

    Tenable.io removes the sensor or sensors from the scanner group.