Set up scanner appliances

You can set up Qualys scan appliances for scanning malicious IP address ranges. The data comes from the Qualys integration based on Qualys asset groups and their related default appliances. If a default appliance is not specified on the Configuration form, the appliance from the associated Qualys asset group is used.

Before you begin

Role required: sn_vul_qualys.admin

Procedure

  1. Navigate to Qualys Vulnerability Integration > Scanner Appliances.
  2. Fill in the fields on the form, as appropriate.
    Field Description
    Appliance name Enter the name for the Qualys scanner appliance to be used for invoking scans for matching configuration items. If you have manually created records that do have an Appliance ID provided, the appliance name will be used.
    Appliance ID Enter the appliance identifier for the Qualys scanner appliance to be used for invoking scans for matching configuration items. If you entered both an Appliance name and an Appliance ID, the identifier will be used.
    Appliance status Displays the last status of the scanner appliance on the data returned by the Qualys integration. For manually created records, the status is updated only if a valid Appliance ID is specified.
    Asset group ID Displays the Qualys asset group identifier that created this record. This field displays a value only for records created by the Qualys integration.
    Asset group name Displays the Qualys asset group name that created this record. This field displays a value only for records created by the Qualys integration.
    Order Enter a value to be used for determining scanning priority. For appliance that have conflicting criteria, an appliance with a lower order value is given a higher priority.
    Manually created Indicates whether this record was created manually by the user.
    Use filter group Select this check box to specify a filter group for finding matching configuration items for scanning.
    Filter group Select the filter group you want to use for finding matching configuration items for scanning. This field appears only if you selected Use filter group.
    IPs A comma-separated list of IP addresses or ranges of IP addresses to be used by this appliance when invoking scans.
  3. Click Update.