Enable or Disable Nodes

If you disable a child node, its linked Nessus Agents relink to another available child node. If you re-enable a child node, Nessus Agents may become unevenly distributed, at which point you can choose to Rebalance Nodes.

To enable or disable child nodes:

  1. In the top navigation bar, click Scans.

    The My Scans page appears.

  2. In the left navigation bar, click Agents.

    The Agents page appears.

  3. Click the Cluster tab.

    Nessus Manager displays the child nodes table.

  4. In the row of a child node, do one of the following:

    • To disable a node:
      1. Hover over the  button, which becomes .
      2. Click the button.

        Nessus Manager disables the child node.

    • To enable a node:
      1. Hover over the .  button, which becomes .
      2. Click the  button.

        Nessus Manager enables the child node.