Installing Nessus on Linux

Nessus – vulnerability scanner in Linux.

Go to the official website http://www.tenable.com/products/nessus/select-your-operating-system and download Nessus for the operating system that you have installed.

Switch to the root user:
su

Run the installation of the downloaded file, for example:

dpkg -i Nessus-7.0.2-debian6_amd64.deb

Run Nessus:

/etc/init.d/nessusd start

After that, you can open Nessus in the browser by clicking https://IP:8834/

For further work, you need to register with https://www.tenable.com/products/nessus/activation-code.

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