Set the Default State of an Agent

This setting controls the initial state of the Aternity Agents in the system. This allows you to control whether new devices automatically start to report to the system or if they need manual approval.


  1. Step 1 Open a browser and log in to Aternity.
  2. Step 2 Select the Gear Icon > Settings > Provisioning > Agent Initial State.
    Set the default state of newly monitored devices
    Field Description
    Windows Agent initial state

    Set the default setting for a new monitored Windows device or monitored mobile app.

    • Active The default setting is to automatically start to collect and report data according to the configuration.

    • Pending ApprovalThe default setting is to remain dormant and does not collect information unless manually activated.

    Mobile initial state