Sensor Settings

You can modify certain settings for the following types of linked sensors:

  • Nessus Network Monitor
  • Industrial Security

    Industrial Security is end-of-life (EOL). For information about EOL dates and policies for Tenable products, see the Tenable Software Release Lifecycle Matrix and Policy.

  • Nessus for Amazon Web Service (AWS)

These settings are described in the table below.

Setting Sensor Type Description
Report Frequency NNM Specifies the frequency, in minutes, that you want the sensor to report information to Tenable.io.
Software Update Type NNM (5.6.1 and later only)

Specifies which components, if any, you want NNM to automatically update.

All components includes web server, HTML client, plugins, and engine.

Updates instances every (minutes) AWS Specifies the frequency, in minutes, that you want the AWS sensor to report information to Tenable.io about the instances it has access to.