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You can configure system-wide agent settings to specify inactive agent options and blackout window settings for all your linked agents. For more information on creating, modifying, and deleting blackout windows, see Blackout Windows.
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
Note: Inactive agents that are automatically unlinked by Nessus Manager automatically relink when they back online.
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.
Requires that Track unlinked agents is enabled.
|Enforce a permanent blackout window schedule||
When enabled, Nessus enforces a permanent blackout window schedule and any rules below are applied.
Note: Any scheduled blackout windows are overridden by the permanent blackout window.
|Prevent software updates||When enabled, agents do not receive software updates during scheduled blackout windows.|
|Prevent plugin updates||When enabled, agents do not receive plugin updates during scheduled blackout windows.|
|Prevent agent scans||When enabled, the system does not run agent scans during scheduled blackout windows.|