Scan a new or existing vulnerable item

You can scan a new or existing vulnerable item that contains at least one affected CI or has an IP address populated on the form.

Before you begin

Role required: sn_vul.vulnerability_write

Procedure

  1. Navigate to Vulnerability > Vulnerabilities > Vulnerable Items.
  2. Create a new vulnerable item or open an existing one.
  3. Click the Scan for Vulnerabilities related link.
    A message appears with a link to the scan and the work notes are updated.
  4. Click the link to see the progress or results of the scan.
    Note: It is a good practice is to rescan vulnerabilities or vulnerable items after they have been remediated and a vulnerability patch has been applied to the affected records. The rescan can be performed using the procedure above, but you can also automate the rescans.