By default, is configured with a region-specific cloud scanner. In addition to using the default cloud scanner, you can also link Nessus scanners, NNM scanners, and Nessus Agents to

Use the API to manage scanners. You can list scanners, return scanner details, update scanner settings, and delete scanners. You can also get the scanner linking key, list AWS scan targets, list running scans, stop, pause, or resume scans, and toggle scanner link state.

For background information about scanners, see Vulnerability Management User Guide.