Step 1: Download the agent installer (but don't launch it)
2. . Enter the details for the machine you wish to scan:
👉 Operating System
👉 Operating System version
👉 Your device name (this must be unique and contain only letters, numbers or hyphens)
👉 (optional) Add any tag(s)
➡️ Hit '
Note: The version of Linux you're using could influence where nessus downloads to
Step 2: Install the agent + link the agent
👉 Open terminal
👉 Run the first command (to install the agent)
👉 Run the second command (to link the agent)
Step 3: Reboot the machine
You should see something like this pop up:
Possible error messages
error: Failed dependencies:
This means that the installation has failed because some dependencies need to be installed first – they should be listed under this message. If you could install them first, then try the installation again, it should work.
Note: Internal vulnerability scanning is available to users with a Pro, Premium or Vanguard plan.