Enable or Disable a Node

If you disable a child node, its linked Nessus Agents relink to another available child node in the same cluster group. 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 Sensors.

    The Linked Agents page appears.

  2. In the left navigation bar, click Agent Clustering.

    The Cluster Groups page appears.

  3. In the cluster groups table, click the row of a cluster group that contains child nodes.
  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.