Rename an Agent

You can rename your linked agents from the Sensors menu. This can be helpful for making agents more recognizable to other users.

To rename an agent:

  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. Click the row of the agent you want to rename.

    The agent Details page appears.

  6. Click the button next to the agent name.

  7. Edit the agent name.

  8. Click the button next to the agent name.

    Tenable.io saves the new agent name and updates any related tables with the new name.