Agents in Netsparker Enterprise On-Premises

An Agent is a Windows service application that executes scans and informs the Netsparker Enterprise Application.

It is available in the Netsparker Enterprise On-Premises edition only.

  • At least one agent must be configured for each account
  • Users with Administrator permission can configure this setting

For further information on Agents, see the PDF guide, Installing and Configuring Netsparker Enterprise On-Premises.

Managing Agents

In the Manage Agents window, you can view the details and current state of all Agents. You can also disable them and add new Agents to the list.

Manage Agents Fields

This table lists and explains the fields in the Agents window.

Field

Description

NAME

This is the name of the agent.

STATE

This is whether the agent is online and waiting for a scan assignment.

  • Available
  • Launching
  • Waiting
  • Scanning
  • Terminated
  • NotAvailable

LAUNCH DATE

This is the when the agent was first available.

LAST HEARTBEAT

This is the last time the agent took a scan assignment.

VERSION

This is the version of Netsparker Enterprise On-Premises that the agent had downloaded.

How to Configure a New Agent

  1. From the main menu, click Agents, then Manage Agents. The Agents window is displayed.
  2. From the Agents window, click Configure New Agent.

  1. Copy the Access Token to the config file of the other Agent that you manually installed.

How to Disable an Agent

  1. From the main menu, click Agents, then Manage Agents. The Agents window is displayed.
  2. From the Agents window, select the Agent you want to disable, and click Disable in their field. The Disable Agent dialog is displayed.

  1. Click Yes, Disable.

Managing Groups

In the Manage Groups window, you can search for and view the names of the different agent groups. You can also edit or delete their details, and add a new agent group.

How to Add a New Agent Group

  1. From the main menu, click Agents, then Manage Groups. The Agent Groups window is displayed.

  1. From the Agent Groups window, click Configure New Agent Group. The Configure New Agent window is displayed.
  2. Complete the Name and Agents fields.
  3. Click Save.

How to Edit Agent Groups

  1. From the main menu, click Agents, then Manage Groups. The Agent Groups window is displayed.
  2. From the Agent Groups window, click Edit on the field of the group you want to edit. The New Agent Group window is displayed.
  3. In the New Agent Group window, make your edits.
  4. Click Save.

How to Delete Agent Groups

  1. From the main menu, click Agents, then Manage Groups. The Agent Groups window is displayed.

  1. From the Agent Groups window, click Delete. The Delete Agent dialog is displayed.
  2. Click Yes, Delete.
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