Remove a Sensor

Required Vulnerability Management User Role: Scan Manager or Administrator

Required Web Application Scanning User Role: Scan Manager or Administrator

Note: You cannot remove cloud sensors.

To remove a sensor 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, Nessus Scanners is selected in the left navigation menu and the Cloud Scanners tab is active.

  4. In the left navigation bar, click the appropriate sensor type.

    The sensor table appears.

  5. For Nessus Scanners, click the Linked Scanners tab to view on-premises scanners linked to For more information, see Linked Scanners.
  6. In the table of linked sensors, roll over the sensor you want to remove.

    The action bar appears at the bottom of the page.

  7. Click the button.

    A confirmation window appears.

  8. Click Delete to confirm the removal. removes the sensor from the list.