Remove a Sensor

Required User Role: Scan Manager or Administrator

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 widget.

    The Sensors page appears.

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

    The sensor table appears.

  5. If the sensor is a Nessus Scanner, do one of the following:
    • Click the Cloud Scanners tab to view cloud scanners connected to Tenable.io. For more information, see Cloud Sensors.
    • Click the Linked Scanners tab to view on-premises scanners linked to Tenable.io. For more information, see Linked Sensors.
  6. In the table of linked sensors, roll over the sensor you want to remove.

    The sensor action buttons appear.

  7. Click the button.

    A confirmation window appears.

  8. Click Delete to confirm the removal.

    Tenable.io removes the sensor from the list.