Manage an Agent's Settings

While the following feature is supported in Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) environments, it is considered out of boundary. For more information, see the FedRAMP Product Offering.

Required Vulnerability Management User Role: Scan Manager or Administrator

In, you can manage agent settings (versions 7.6 and later) on the Linked Agents tab. For information on editing similar settings in Nessus or the command line interface, see Advanced Settings in the Nessus User Guide.

  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, Nessus Scanners is selected in the left navigation menu and the Cloud Scanners tab is active.

  4. In the left navigation menu, click Nessus Agents.

    The Nessus Agents page appears and the Linked Agents tab is active.

  1. (Optional) Search for a specific agent or filter the agents in the table, as described in Filter Agents in the Nessus Agent Deployment and User Guide.

  2. Do one of the following: