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Link an Agent

Required User Role: Scan Manager or Administrator

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

To link an agent:

  1. In, click Scans > Agents.

    The Agents section appears.

  2. In the Linked Agents subsection, copy the Linking Key.
  3. Access the Nessus Agent.
  4. Link the Nessus Agent to during Nessus Agent installation.

For more information about the linking options, see the Nessus User Guide.

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