Install Nessus on Centos 6

How to install Nessus on Centos 6

 

1. Go to Nessus download and choose your package

http://www.tenable.com/products/nessus/select-your-operating-system

2. Use Winscp to copy that packake to your server

3. Install Nessus package

[root@localhost tmp]# rpm -ivh Nessus-5.0.2-es6.x86_64.rpm
Preparing… ########################################### [100%]
1:Nessus ########################################### [100%]
nessusd (Nessus) 5.0.2 [build R23205] for Linux
(C) 1998 – 2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.Processing the Nessus plugins…
[##################################################]All plugins loaded
– You can start nessusd by typing /sbin/service nessusd start
– Then go to https://localhost.localdomain:8834/ to configure your scanner[root@localhost tmp]#[root@localhost tmp]# /sbin/service nessusd start
Starting Nessus services: [ OK ]
[root@localhost tmp]#

 

3. Configure Nessus Scanner

3a. http://www.nessus.org/register/ to register your activation code (Home Feed)

Check your email. – Activation Code will be sent to your email.

 

3b.  https://x.x.x.x:8834 to start configure Nessus Scanner

Paste your code to https://x.x.x.x:8834

Nessus is fetching the newest plugins.

 

4. Nessus Login Page

 

That’s all. You can choose policy and start Scan security to your System.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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