Scan Result Statuses

You can view the scan status and the import status for scans running on your managed Tenable.sc instances, as described in View Scan Result Details.

Scan Status

The scan status specifies the status of the scan.

Status

Description

Active Scans
Queued

The scan is queued.

Preparing Tenable.sc is preparing to run the scan.
Resolving Hostnames Tenable.sc is resolving hostnames before running the scan.
Verifying Targets Tenable.sc is verifying targets before running the scan.
Initializing Scanners Tenable.sc is initializing scanners before running the scan.
Running

The scan is running.

Pausing You paused the scan and Tenable.sc is pausing the scan.
Paused The scan is paused.
Resuming You resumed the scan and Tenable.sc is resuming the scan.
Stopping Tenable.sc is stopping the scan.
Completed

The scan finished successfully.

Partial The scan finished and some results are available.
Error

The scan did not finish.

Agent Scans
Queued

The scan is queued.

Running

The scan is running.

Completed

The scan finished successfully.

Error

The scan did not finish.

Import Status

The scan status specifies the status of the scan result import to Tenable.sc.

Status

Description

Active and Agent Scans
No Results The scan finished successfully but yielded no results.
Pending Tenable.sc is preparing to start the import.
Importing Tenable.sc is importing the scan result data.
Finished The import finished successfully.
Blocked

Tenable.sc did not import the scan result for one of the following reasons:

  • You have exceeded your license limit.

  • The scan result import would cause you to exceed your license.

For more information about license limits, see License Requirements.

Error The import did not finish.

Availability

The scan result availability specifies whether the scan result can be viewed in Tenable.sc Director.

Status

Description

Available

Tenable.sc Director successfully imported the scan result data.

Note: By default, Tenable.sc Director retains scan results from managed Tenable.sc instances for 30 days. For more information, see Data Expiration Settings.

Syncing Tenable.sc Director is importing the scan result data from a managed Tenable.sc instance.
Not Synced

The scan result is not imported to Tenable.sc Director.

If the scan status is Partial or Completed, you can manually retrieve the scan result. For more information, see Manage Scan Results.