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Launch a Nessus Scan

To launch a Nessus scan:

  1. Click Monitoring > Actions > Launch Scan.


    Click Assets or Vulnerabilites > select the check boxes for the assets you want to scan > Actions > Launch Scan.

    The Launch Basic Nessus Scan window appears.

  2. Configure the scan options as necessary.

  3. Click the Launch button.

    The scan opens in the Nessus interface. Refer to the Nessus documentation for further instructions.

Note: To launch scans on Nessus 6.8.x or higher, Industrial Security must be configured to restrict access to TLS 1.2 or higher. See Application Page for more information.

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