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Nessus Agent Software Requirements

Nessus Agents support Mac, Linux, and Windows operating systems.

Version

Operating System

Supported Versions

7.1

Linux

Amazon Linux 2015.03, 2015.09, and 2017.09 (64-bit)

Debian 6, 7, 8, and 9 / Kali Linux 1, 2017.3 (32-bit)

Debian 6, 7, 8, and 9 / Kali Linux 1, 2017.3 (64-bit)

Fedora 20, 21, 24, 25, 26, and 27 (64-bit)

Red Hat ES 5 / CentOS 5 / Oracle Linux 5 (including Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel) (32-bit)

Red Hat ES 5 / CentOS 5 / Oracle Linux 5 (including Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel) (64-bit)

Red Hat ES 6 / CentOS 6 / Oracle Linux 6 (including Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel) (32-bit)

Red Hat ES 6 / CentOS 6 / Oracle Linux 6 (including Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel) (64-bit)

Red Hat ES 7 / CentOS 7 / Oracle Linux 7 (including Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel) (64-bit)

SUSE 11 Enterprise (32-bit)

SUSE 11 and 12 Enterprise (64-bit)

Ubuntu 9.10, 10.04, 11.04, 11.10, 12.04, 12.10, 13.04, 13.10, 14.04, 16.04, and 17.10 (32-bit)

Ubuntu 9.10, 10.04, 11.04, 11.10, 12.04, 12.10, 13.04, 13.10, 14.04, 16.04, and 17.10 (64-bit)

Windows

Windows Server 2008, 7, 8, and 10 (32-bit)

Windows Server 2008, Server 2008 R2*, Server 2012, Server 2012 R2, Server 2016, 7, 8, and 10 (64-bit)

Mac OS X

Mac OS X 10.8 - 10.13

Previous Versions

7.0

Linux

Debian 7, 8, and 9 (32-bit)

Debian 7, 8, and 9 (64-bit)

Red Hat ES 6 / CentOS 6 / Oracle Linux 6 (including Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel) (32-bit)

Red Hat ES 6 / CentOS 6 / Oracle Linux 6 (including Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel) (64-bit)

Red Hat ES 7 / CentOS 7 / Oracle Linux 7 (64-bit)

Fedora 24 and 25 (64-bit)

Ubuntu 12.04, 12.10, 13.04, 13.10, 14.04, and 16.04 (32-bit)

Ubuntu 12.04, 12.10, 13.04, 13.10, 14.04, and 16.04 (64-bit)

Windows

Windows Server 2008, 7, 8, and 10 (32-bit)

Windows Server 2008, Server 2008 R2*, Server 2012, Server 2012 R2, Server 2016, 7, 8, and 10 (64-bit)

Mac OS X

Mac OS X 10.8 - 10.13

6.11

Linux

Debian 7, 8, and 9 (32-bit)

Debian 7, 8, and 9 (64-bit)

Red Hat ES 6 / CentOS 6 / Oracle Linux 6 (including Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel) (32-bit)

Red Hat ES 6 / CentOS 6 / Oracle Linux 6 (including Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel) (64-bit)

Red Hat ES 7 / CentOS 7 / Oracle Linux 7 (64-bit)

Fedora 24 and 25 (64-bit)

Ubuntu 12.04, 12.10, 13.04, 13.10, 14.04 , and 16.04 (32-bit)

Ubuntu 12.04, 12.10, 13.04, 13.10, 14.04 , and 16.04 (64-bit)

Windows

Windows 7, 8, and 10 (32-bit)

Windows Server 2008, Server 2008 R2*, Server 2012, Server 2012 R2, Server 2016, 7, 8, and 10 (64-bit)

Mac OS X

Mac OS X 10.8 - 10.13

6.9 and 6.10

Linux

Debian 6, 7, and 8 (32-bit)

Debian 6, 7, and 8 (64-bit)

Red Hat ES 5 / CentOS 5 / Oracle Linux 5 (including Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel) (32-bit)

Red Hat ES 5 / CentOS 5 / Oracle Linux 5 (including Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel) (64-bit)

Red Hat ES 6 / CentOS 6 / Oracle Linux 6 (including Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel) (32-bit)

Red Hat ES 6 / CentOS 6 / Oracle Linux 6 (including Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel) (64-bit)

Red Hat ES 7 / CentOS 7 / Oracle Linux 7 (64-bit)

Fedora 20 and 21 (64-bit)

Ubuntu 10.04 (32-bit)

Ubuntu 10.04 (64-bit)

Ubuntu 11.10, 12.04, 12.10, 13.04, 13.10, and 14.04 (32-bit)

Ubuntu 11.10, 12.04, 12.10, 13.04, 13.10, and 14.04 (64-bit)

Windows

Windows 7, 8, and 10 (32-bit)

Windows Server 2008, Server 2008 R2*, Server 2012, Server 2012 R2, Server 2016, 7, 8, and 10 (64-bit)

Mac OS X

Mac OS X 10.8 - 10.12

6.8 and earlier

Linux

Debian 6, 7, and 8 (32-bit)

Debian 6, 7, and 8 (64-bit)

Red Hat ES 5 / CentOS 5 / Oracle Linux 5 (including Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel) (32-bit)

Red Hat ES 5 / CentOS 5 / Oracle Linux 5 (including Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel) (64-bit)

Red Hat ES 6 / CentOS 6 / Oracle Linux 6 (including Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel) (32-bit)

Red Hat ES 6 / CentOS 6 / Oracle Linux 6 (including Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel) (64-bit)

Red Hat ES 7 / CentOS 7 / Oracle Linux 7 (64-bit)

Fedora 20 and 21 (64-bit)

Ubuntu 10.04 (32-bit)

Ubuntu 10.04 (64-bit)

Ubuntu 11.10, 12.04, 12.10, 13.04, 13.10, and 14.04 (32-bit)

Ubuntu 11.10, 12.04, 12.10, 13.04, 13.10, and 14.04 (64-bit)

Windows

Windows 7, 8, and 10 (32-bit)

Windows Server 2008, Server 2008 R2*, Server 2012, Server 2012 R2, 7, 8, and 10 (64-bit)

Mac OS X

Mac OS X 10.8 - 10.11

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