Export Groups

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 User Role: Administrator

On the Access Control page, in the Groups tab, you can export one or more user groups in CSV or JSON format.

To export your user groups:

  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 Access Control tile.

    The Access Control page appears. On this page, you can control user and group access to resources in your Tenable.io account.

  4. Click the Groups tab.

    The Groups tab appears, containing a table that lists all user groups in your Tenable.io instance.

  5. (Optional) Refine the table data. For more information, see Interact with a Customizable Table.

  6. Do one of the following:

    The Export plane appear. This plane contains:

    • A text box to configure the export file name.
    • A list of available export formats.
    • A table of configuration options for fields to include in the exported file.
    • Note: By default, all fields are selected.

    • A text box to set the number of days before the export expires.
    • A toggle to configure the export schedule.
  7. In the Name box, type a name for the export file.
  8. Click the export format you want to use:

    Format Description

    A CSV text file that contains a list of groups.


    A JSON file that contains a nested list of groups.

    Empty fields are not included in the JSON file.

  9. (Optional) Deselect any fields you do not want to appear in the export file.

  10. In the Expiration box, type the number of days before the export file expires.

    Note: Tenable.io allows you to set a maximum of 30 calender days for export expiration.

  11. (Optional) To set a schedule for your export to repeat:

    • Click the Schedule toggle.
    • The Schedule section appears.

    • In the Start Date and Time section, select the date and time on which you want the export schedule to start.
    • In the Time Zone drop-down box, select the time zone to which you want the schedule to adhere.
    • In the Repeat drop-down box, select how often you want the export to repeat.
    • In the Repeat Ends drop-down, select the date on which you want the schedule to end.

      Note: If you select never, the schedule repeats until you modify or delete the export schedule.

  12. Click Export.

    Tenable.io begins processing the export. Depending on the size of the exported data, Tenable.io may take several minutes to process the export.

    When processing completes, Tenable.io downloads the export file to your computer. Depending on your browser settings, your browser may notify you that the download is complete.

  13. Access the export file via your browser's downloads directory. If you close the export plane before the download finishes, then you can access your export file in the Export Management View.