You are here: Getting Started > Register Nessus Offline > Download Plugins

Download and Copy Plugins

After submitting the required information on the Offline Update Page Details, you will download the Nessus Plugins compressed TAR file.

Download Plugins

  1. Using the computer with Internet access (B), copy and save the on-screen custom URL link.

    Note: This custom URL is specific to your Nessus license and must be used each time plugins need to be downloaded and updated again.

  2. Next, select the on-screen, custom URL link.
    The link will download the compressed TAR file.

Copy Plugins to Nessus

  1. Copy the compressed TAR file to the offline (A) system.
    Use the directory specific to your operating system:

    Platform

    Command

    Linux

    # /opt/nessus/sbin/

    FreeBSD

    # /usr/local/nessus/sbin/

    Mac OS X

    # /Library/Nessus/run/sbin/

    Windows

    C:\Program Files\Tenable\Nessus

  2. Next, on the offline (A) system running Nessus, Install Plugins Manually.

Copyright © 2017. Tenable Network Security, Inc. All rights reserved. Tenable Network Security, Nessus, SecurityCenter Continuous View, Passive Vulnerability Scanner, and Log Correlation Engine are registered trademarks of Tenable Network Security, Inc. All other products or services are trademarks of their respective owners.