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Create an Agent Group

Required User Role: Scan Manager or Administrator

You can use agent groups to organize and manage the agents linked to your account. You can add an agent to more than one group and configure scans to use these groups as targets.

Use this procedure to create an agent group in Tenable.io.

To create a new agent group in the new interface:

  1. In the upper-left corner, click the Tenable logo.

    The left navigation plane appears.

  2. In the left navigation plane, click Settings.

    The Settings page appears.

  3. Click the Sensors widget.

    The Sensors page appears. By default, Agents is selected in the left navigation menu and the Linked Agents tab is active.

  4. Click the Agent Groups tab.

    The agent groups table appears.

  5. In the upper-right corner, click Add Agent Group.

    The Add Agent Group plane appears.

  6. In the Group Name box, type a name for the new agent group.
  7. In the Users & Groups section, in the drop-down box, select permissions for All Users.
  8. If you want to add permissions for additional users or groups, click the button next to Users & Groups.

    The Add Users & Groups plane appears.

    1. In the drop-down box, search for users or groups to add.
    2. Select a user or group from the search list.
    3. Click Add.

      The Add Agent Group plane appears.

    4. Use the drop-down box next to the user or group you just added to set permissions for the user or group.
  9. Click Save.

    The new agent group appears in the table.

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