Remove a Sensor from a Scanner Group

Required 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 widget.

    The Sensors page appears. By default, Nessus Scanners is selected in the left navigation menu and the Cloud Scanners tab is active.

  4. Click the Scanner Groups tab.

    The Scanner Groups tab appears. This tab contains a table listing the scanner groups you have permission to use or manage.

  5. (Optional) Search the table for the group you want to modify.

  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.

  8. In the sensors table, roll over the sensor you want to remove.

    The action buttons appear in the row.

  9. Click the button.

    A confirmation window appears.

  10. In the confirmation window, click Remove.

    Tenable.io removes the sensor from the scanner group.

To remove multiple sensors 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 widget.

    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 menu, click Nessus.

    The Linked Scanners tab appears.

  5. Click the Scanner Groups tab.

    The Scanner Groups tab appears. This tab contains a table listing the scanner groups you have permission to use or manage.

  6. (Optional) Search the table for the group you want to modify.

  7. In the scanner groups 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.

  8. In the sensors table, select the check box next to the sensors in the row for each sensor you want to remove from the group.

    The sensor action bar appears at the bottom of the page.

  9. Click the button.

    A confirmation window appears.

  10. In the confirmation window, click Remove.

    Tenable.io removes the sensor from the scanner group.