Assigning connection tags to Light Agents
January 10, 2024
This functionality is available only if you use the application under an enterprise license.
You can assign Connection tags for Light Agents in one of the following ways:
- In Kaspersky Security Center Administration Console, in Light Agent for Windows policy properties and Light Agent for Linux policy properties.
- In the local interface of Light Agent for Windows.
- In the Web Console when creating or editing Light Agent for Windows policy and Light Agent for Linux policy (Application settings → Connection to SVM → Connection tag).
This section describes how to configure the settings using the Administration Console and in Light Agent for Windows local interface.
To assign a connection tag to Light Agents in the Administration Console:
- Open Kaspersky Security Center Administration Console.
- In the Managed devices folder of the console tree, open the folder with the name of the administration group to which the relevant protected virtual machines belong.
- In the workspace, select the Policies tab.
- In the list of policies, select Light Agent for Windows policy to configure Light Agent for Windows settings, or Light Agent for Linux policy to configure Light Agent for Linux settings, and open the Settings: <Policy name> window by double-clicking it.
- In the policy properties window, select the Connection tag section in the list on the left.
- In the right part of the window, select the Use tags for connecting Light Agents check box and enter a connection tag in the Tag field.
For a connection tag, you can enter a text string up to 255 characters long. You can use any character except the
Light Agents to which the tag is assigned can connect only to SVMs for which a connection to Light Agents with this tag is allowed.
- Click the Apply button.
To assign a connection tag to Light Agent for Windows in the local interface:
- Open the application settings window.
- In the left part of the window, in the Connection to SVM section, select the Connection tag section.
If the settings in the local interface are not available, this means that the values of settings defined by the policy are used for all protected virtual machines of the administration group.
- Complete step 7 of the previous instructions.
- To save changes, click the Save button.