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Nessus Agent 7.3.0 Release Notes - 2/26/2019

New Features

  • Agent CPU Prioritization - This feature will allow customers to set the relative CPU priority of the Nessus Agent and set all child processes (Priority not inherited in Windows on elevated status) via the nessuscli. The user can set the priority to standard, lowered priority, and elevated priority, with standard priority being the default. This will affect the speed at which a scan completes as well.

Bug Fix

  • Fixed a bug that would relink the agent to Tenable.io using its hostname rather than a previously configured custom name during the migration of a Nessus Agent from Nessus Manager to Tenable.io.

Upgrade Notes

  • Prior to deploying the GA version of 7.3.0, the EA version must be uninstalled.
Note: If your upgrade path skips versions of Nessus Agent, Tenable recommends reviewing the release notes for all skipped versions. You may need to update your configurations because of features and functionality added in skipped versions.

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