Step 1: Download the agent installer
2. Enter the details for the machine you wish to scan:
👉 Operating System
👉 Operating System version (there is only one option for macOS)
👉 Your device name (this must be unique and contain only letters, numbers or hyphens)
👉 (optional) Add any tag(s)
➡️ Hit '
You should see something similar to this:
Step 2: Install the agent
Double-click on the .dmg file and then double-click the "Install Nessus Agent.pkg" installer. Follow the steps to complete the installation process.
Step 3: Install the agent
👉 Open terminal
👉 Copy the command and run it!
If you see a prompt for a password, enter your computer's password and hit return. (Don't worry that you can't see any of the characters that you're typing – this is normal).
When the linking command has run successfully, you'll see this 👇 :
👉 Once linked, it'll look something like this:
If you have any trouble, please click the button below:
Note: Internal vulnerability scanning is only available to Pro, Premium and Vanguard customers.