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Link a Scanner

This procedure describes how to link a Nessus scanner or NNM instance. Once linked, a scanner can be managed locally and selected when configuring Tenable.io scans.

Steps

  1. In Tenable.io, access the Scans page.
  2. On the left side of the page, click Scanners.

    The Scanners section appears.

  3. In the Linked Scanners subsection, copy the Linking Key.
  4. Access the Nessus Scanner or NNM instance, and link Tenable.io by entering the following options:

    Option

    Text

    Host

    cloud.tenable.com

    Port

    443

    Key

    The Linking Key specific to your instance of Tenable.io that you copied in step 3. It will look something like the following string:

    2d38435603c5b59a4526d39640655c3288b00324097a08f7a93e5480940d1cae

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