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Agent Settings

The Agent Settings page allows you to manually configure options for inactive agents and blackout windows.

The following table describes the available options.

Option Description
Inactive Agents

Track unlinked agents

When this setting is enabled, agents that are unlinked are preserved along with the corresponding agent data in Nessus Manageror

Note: This option can also be set using the REST API.

Remove agents that have been inactive for X days If enabled, this setting removes agents from the agents list that have been inactive for the specified amount of days.
Override Blackout Windows
Exclude all agents from software updates

If enabled, this option overrides scheduled blackout windows. It prevents agents from receiving software updates at any time.

Agents will still receive plugin updates and continue to perform scheduled scans.

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