Add an Agent Scan

Required User Role: Organizational user with appropriate permissions. For more information, see User Roles.

You can create agent scans in Tenable.sc using the Basic Agent Scan template or the Advanced Agent Scan template. For more information, see Scan Policy Templates.

For more information, see Agent Scans and Agent Scan Settings.

Before you begin:

  • Confirm you understand the complete agent scanning configuration process, as described in Agent Scanning.
  • (Optional) Configure an Advanced Agent Scan policy template, as described in Add a Scan Policy.

To add an agent scan:

  1. Log in to Tenable.sc via the user interface.

  2. Click Scans > Agent Scans.

    The Agent Scans page appears.

  3. At the top of the table, click Add.

    The Add Agent Scan page appears.

  4. Click General.
  5. Type a Name for the scan.
  6. (Optional) Type a Description for the scan.
  7. (Optional) To reference an Advanced Agent Scan policy in the scan:
    1. Click Custom Policy to enable the toggle.
    2. In the Policy drop-down menu, select the Advanced Agent Scan policy.
  8. Select an Agent Scanner.
  9. Select one or more Agent Groups.
  10. Select a Scan Window.
  11. (Optional) Select a Schedule for the scan.
  12. Click Settings.
  13. Select an Import Repository for the scan.
  14. (Optional) Click Post Scan.
    • If you want to configure automatic report generation, click Add Report. For more information, see Add a Report to a Scan.
  15. Click Submit.

    Tenable.sc saves your configuration.

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