Set up sensor (agentless) automation for a load balancer

Install and configure a sensor for automating certificate requests on load balancers

Automating certificate requests on a load balancer or similar device is performed through a CertCentral sensor, the software that also manages and performs discovery scans.

Before you begin

  • Check automation service requirements to make sure CertCentral automation supports your endpoint device.
  • If you already have a sensor installed for certificate discovery, make sure it can reach the load balancer you want to automate.


  1. Go to Automation > Manage automation.

  2. Click Add automation.

  3. Click Sensor automation.

  4. If you don't already have a sensor installed for discovery scans, click I don't have a sensor installed. See the sensor installation steps for details and help.

  5. If you already have a sensor running, click I already have a sensor installed. Follow the configuration instructions to activate agentless automation on the sensor.

  6. Go back to Automation > Manage automation.

  7. Click the agentless name you just configured.

  8. Review and make sure the host details are correct.

  9. If you make any changes, click Save.

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