Enable or Disable a Scanner

This procedure can be performed by a standard user or administrator in Nessus Manager.

To enable a linked scanner:

  1. In the top navigation bar, click Sensors.

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

  2. In the left navigation bar, click Linked Scanners.
  3. In the scanners table, in the row for the scanner that you want to enable, hover over the button, which becomes .

  4. Click the button.

    The scanner is enabled.

To disable a linked scanner:

  1. In the top navigation bar, click Sensors.

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

  2. In the left navigation bar, click Linked Scanners.
  3. In the scanners table, in the row for the scanner that you want to disable, hover over the button, which becomes .

  4. Click the button.

    The scanner is disabled.