Edit an Agent Group

Required Tenable.io Vulnerability Management User Role: Scan Manager or Administrator

Use this procedure to modify an agent group in Tenable.io

To modify an 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. (Optional) Search for a specific agent group or filter the agent groups in the table. For filter descriptions, see Agent Group Filters.

  7. Edit agent group settings:

    1. In the agents table, do one of the following:

      • In the Actions column, click the icon for the agent you want to edit.

        The action options appear in the row.

      • Right-click the agent you want to edit.

        The action options appear next to your cursor.

      • Select the check box next to the agent you want to edit.

        The action bar appears at the top of the table.

    2. Click the Edit button.

      The Edit Agent Group plane appears.

    3. In the box, type a new name for the agent group.

    4. Configure user permissions for the agent group.
    5. Click Save to save your changes.

      Tenable.io saves your changes.

  8. Assign agents to an agent group:
    1. Click the row of the agent group where you want to add agents.

      The agent group details page appears.

    2. In the upper-right corner, click Assign Agents.

      The assign agents page appears.

    3. (Optional) Search for a specific agent or filter the agents in the table. For filter descriptions, see Agent Filters.

    4. In the agents table, select the check boxes next to the agents you want to add to the agent group.
    5. Click Assign.

      Tenable.io adds the agents to the agent group, and the details page appears.