Create an Agent Group

Required Vulnerability Management User Role: Scan Manager or Administrator

You can use agent groups to organize and manage the agents linked to your account. You can add an agent to more than one group and configure scans to use these groups as targets.

Use this procedure to create an agent group in

To create a new agent group in the new interface:

  1. In the upper-left corner, click the Menu button.

    The left navigation plane appears.

  2. In the left navigation plane, click Settings.

    The Settings page appears.

  3. Click the Sensors tile.

    The Sensors page appears. By default, the Nessus Scanners tab is active and Linked Scanners is selected in the drop-down box.

  4. Click the Nessus Agents tab.

    The list of agents appears and Linked Agents is selected in the drop-down box.

  5. In the drop-down box, select Agent Groups.

    The list of agent groups appears.

  6. Click Add Agent Group.

    The agent group settings plane appears.

  7. In the Group Name box, type a name for the new agent group.
  8. Configure user permissions for the agent group.
  9. Click Save.

    The new agent group appears in the table.

What to do next:

  • Use the agent group in an agent scan configuration.