Documentation for Tenable Core and the Tenable Virtual Appliance


The Tenable Appliance is an end-of-life product, replaced by Tenable Core. For more information, see the bulletin.

Latest Release Notes

Tenable Core Release Notes Release Date
October 2019-10-07
September 2019-09-03
August 2019-08-05
July 2019-07-01
June 2019-06-03
All Tenable Core release notes
Offline ISO Release Notes Release Date
January (Q4 2019) 2020-01-23
November (Q3 2019) 2019-11-04
July (Q2 2019) 2019-07-15
March (Q1 2019) 2019-03-19
December (Q4 2018) 2018-12-19
All Offline ISO release notes  
Tenable Appliance Release Notes Release Date
Tenable Appliance 4.8.0 2018-12-03
Tenable Appliance 4.7.0 2018-01-15
Tenable Appliance 4.6.1 2017-06-29
Tenable Appliance 4.6.0 2017-06-14
Tenable Appliance 4.5.0 2017-03-07

All Tenable Appliance release notes

Tenable Core User Guides

  • Tenable Core is a Virtual Appliance platform you can use as the base for Tenable applications. Tenable Core is a lightly customized version of CentOS 7. It has the following major features - SELinux enabled, configuration to meet some elements of the CIS Level 1 benchmarks, and a GUI for configuration of a number of application and O/S features.

Name Formats
Tenable Core + Nessus HTML | PDF
Tenable Core + Nessus Network Monitor HTML | PDF
Tenable Core + HTML | PDF
Tenable Core + Web Application Scanning HTML | PDF

Tenable Appliance User Guides

Name Formats
Appliance 4.8.x User Guide HTML | PDF
Appliance 4.7.x User Guide HTML | PDF
Appliance 4.6.x User Guide HTML | PDF
Appliance 4.5.x User Guide HTML | PDF
Appliance 4.4.x User Guide HTML | PDF
Appliance 4.3.x User Guide HTML | PDF
Appliance 4.2.x User Guide HTML | PDF
Appliance 4.1.x User Guide HTML | PDF
Appliance 4.0.x User Guide PDF
Appliance 300 (Hardware) User Guide PDF
Appliance 3.5.x User Guide PDF
Appliance 100/200 (Hardware) Quick Start Guide PDF

Other Documentation


For training videos, please see the Tenable Product Education channel.