Profile Name

The user defined name for the scan profile, for example "Default Scan Profile".

Profile Identifier

The unique identifier for the scan profile in GUID format.

Profile Description

The user defined description of the scan profile.

Environment Identifier

An environment identifier is used to distinguish between multiple identical items. By default, this field is blank. For more information see the item identifiers section.

Maximum Threads 

Determines the number of tasks this scan profile will run simultaneously. The more threads configured the more quickly the scan may complete, however this will also use more processor and concurrent network resources.