Before you begin:
When you access Nessus in a browser, a warning appears to regard a connection privacy problem, an untrusted site, an unsecure connection, or a related security certificate issue. This is normal behavior. Nessus provides a self-signed SSL certificate.
Refer to the Security Warnings section for steps necessary to bypass the SSL warnings.
Note: Depending on your environment, plugin configuration and initialization can take several minutes.
To configure Nessus:
Follow the Install Nessus instructions to open to the Welcome to Nessus screen in your browser.
On the Welcome to Nessus screen, select how you want to deploy Nessus.
- Follow the configuration steps for your selected product: