Delete Assets

Required User Role: Scan Operator, Standard, Scan Manager, or Administrator

You can delete assets from the Assets page, the Asset Detail page, or the Vulnerability by Asset page.

When you delete an asset, Tenable.io deletes the asset from the default view of the assets table, deletes vulnerability data associated with the asset, and stops matching scan results to the asset.

Deleting an asset does not immediately subtract the asset from your licensed assets count. Deleted assets continue to be included in the count until they automatically age out of your licensed assets count after 90 days.

To delete a single asset:

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

    The left navigation plane appears.

  2. Do one of the following:

    Location Action
    Assets page
    1. In the left navigation plane, in the Vulnerability Management section, click Assets.

      The Assets page appears.

    2. Roll over the asset you want you want to delete.

      The action buttons appear at the end of the row.

    3. Click the button.

      A list of actions appear.

    Assets Details page
    1. In the left navigation plane, in the Vulnerability Management section, click Assets.

      The Assets page appears.

    2. Click the asset you want to delete.

      The Asset Details page appears.

    3. Next to the asset name, click button.

      A list of actions appear.

    Vulnerabilities by Assets
    1. In the left navigation plane, in the Vulnerability Management section, click Vulnerabilities.

      The Vulnerabilities page appears.

    2. Click By Asset.

      The By Asset tab appears.

    3. Roll over the asset you want to delete.

      The action buttons appear at the end of the row.

    4. Click button.

      A list of actions appear.

  3. Click Delete.

    A dialog box appears.

  4. In the dialog box, click the Delete button.

    Tenable.io deletes the asset.

To delete multiple assets:

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

    The left navigation plane appears.

  2. Do one of the following:

    Location Action
    Assets page
    1. In the left navigation plane, in the Vulnerability Management section, click Assets.

      The Assets page appears.

    Vulnerabilities by Assets
    1. In the left navigation plane, in the Vulnerability Management section, click Vulnerabilities.

      The Vulnerabilities page appears.

    2. Click By Asset.

      The By Asset tab appears.

  3. (Optional) Filter the assets, as described in Filter a Table.
  4. Click the check box.

    The action bar appears at the bottom of the page.

  5. In the action bar, click the button.

    A list of actions appear.

  6. Click the Delete button.

    A dialog box appears.

  7. In the dialog box, click the Delete button.

    Tenable.io deletes the selected assets.

To delete all assets:

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

    The left navigation plane appears.

  2. In the left navigation plane, in the Vulnerability Management section, click Assets.

    The Assets page appears.

  3. (Optional) Filter the assets, as described in Filter a Table.
  4. In the asset table header row, select the check box to select all assets on the current page.

    The action bar appears at the bottom of the page.

  5. In the action bar, click (Select All Assets) to select all remaining assets.
  6. In the action bar, click button.

    A list of actions appear.

  7. In the action bar, click the Delete button.

    A dialog box appears.

  8. In the dialog box, click the Delete button.

    Tenable.io deletes all assets.