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Agent Groups

Agent groups are used to organize and manage the agents linked to your scanner. Each agent can be added to any number of groups and scans can be configured to use these groups as targets.

On the Scanners / Agents / Linked page, you can create a new group.

Once a new group has been created, you can:

  • Manage its agents.
  • Set permissions for the agent group.
  • Rename the agent group.

During the installation of Nessus Agents, you had the option of adding your agent to an existing agent group.

If you did not create any agent groups prior to installing the Nessus Agent, or you opted to not add your agent to an existing group, you can create agent groups in the Nessus UI.

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