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Link an Existing Agent

This procedure describes how to link a Nessus Agent. Once linked, a Nessus Agent automatically downloads and initializes plugins from Tenable.io.

Steps

  1. In Tenable.io, access the Scans page.
  2. On the left side of the page, click Agents.

    The Agents section appears.

  3. In the Linked Agents subsection, copy the Linking Key.
  4. Access the Nessus Agent, and link Tenable.io by entering the following options:

    Option

    Text

    Host

    cloud.tenable.com

    Port

    443

    Key

    The Linking Key specific to your instance of Tenable.io that you copied in step 3. It will look something like the following string:

    2d38435603b5b59a4526e39640655c3288a00324097a08f7a93e5480940d1cae

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