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Manage Nessus Agents

Once installed, Nessus Agents are viewed and managed in the Nessus Manager or Tenable.io interface.

Note: Before an Agent can be used in a scan, the Agent must be added to at least one agent group. For more information, see Manage Agent Groups and Create an Agent Scan.

View your Linked Agents

  1. In Nessus, select the button.
  2. From the Scanners overview page, select Agents > Linked.

Create a Blackout Window

  1. In Nessus, select the button.
  2. From the Scanners overview page, select Agents > Blackout Windows.
  3. In the upper right corner, click New Blackout Window.
  4. Adjust the settings as necessary, and click Save.

Remove a Linked Agent

To remove a linked Agent, you can select the x or you can use the check-boxes to select and remove multiple linked Agents.

Once linked to Nessus, Nessus Agents can be managed by adding or removing them in Nessus Agent Groups.

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