Global Agent Settings

The following table describes the global agent settings you can configure in Nessus Manager:

Option Description
Manage Agents

Track unlinked agents

When this setting is enabled, agents that are unlinked are preserved in the manager along with the corresponding agent data. This option can also be set using the nessuscli utility.

Unlink inactive agents after X days

Specifies the number of days an agent can be inactive before the manager unlinks the agent.

Inactive agents that were automatically unlinked by Nessus Manager automatically relink if they come back online.

Requires that Track unlinked agents is enabled.

Remove agents that have been inactive for X days

Specifies the number of days an agent can be inactive before the manager removes the agent.

Remove bad agents

When this setting is enabled, agents with one or more of the following criteria are removed from Nessus Manager:

  • The agent was previously deleted or removed by a user.

  • The agent does not provide a valid access token.

  • The agent was blocklisted.

Freeze Windows
Configure global freeze windows as described in Modify Freeze Window Settings.