Start or Pause a Scan

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

To start or pause an active scan, agent scan, or agent synchronization job:

  1. Log in to Tenable.sc.
  2. Click one of the following:
    • Scans > Active Scans (to manage active scans)
    • Scans > Agent Synchronization Jobs (to manage agent synchronization jobs)
    • Scans > Agent Scans (to manage agent scans)
    • Scans > Scan Results (to manage a scan from the results page).
  3. Do one of the following:
    • To pause the scan or synchronization job, click the pause button on the right side of the scan or synchronization job row.
    • To start the scan or synchronization job, click the start button on the right side of the scan or synchronization job row.