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Nessus products are downloaded from the Tenable Support Portal.

When downloading Nessus from the Tenable Support Portal, ensure the package selected is specific to your operating system and processor.

There is a single Nessus package per operating system and processor. Nessus Manager and Nessus Professional do not have different packages; your activation code determines which Nessus product will be installed.

Example Nessus package file names and descriptions

Nessus Packages Package Descriptions
Nessus-<version number>-Win32.msi Nessus <version number> for Windows 7, 8, and 10 - i386
Nessus-<version number>-x64.msi Nessus <version number> for Windows Server 2008, Server 2008 R2*, Server 2012, Server 2012 R2, 7, 8, and 10 - x86-64
Nessus-<version number>-debian6_amd64.deb Nessus <version number> for Debian 6 and 7 / Kali Linux - AMD64
Nessus-<version number>.dmg Nessus <version number> for Mac OS X 10.8, 10.9, and 10.10 - x86-64
Nessus-<version number>-es6.i386.rpm Nessus <version number> for Red Hat ES 6 / CentOS 6 / Oracle Linux 6 (including Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel) - i386
Nessus-<version number>-fc20.x86_64.rpm Nessus <version number> for Fedora 20 and 21 - x86_64
Nessus-<version number>-suse10.x86_64.rpm Nessus <version number> for SUSE 10.0 Enterprise - x86_64
Nessus-<version number>-ubuntu1110_amd64.deb Nessus <version number> for Ubuntu 11.10, 12.04, 12.10, 13.04, 13.10, and 14.04 - AMD64

Example Nessus Agent package file names and descriptions

Nessus Agent Packages Nessus Agent Package Descriptions
NessusAgent-<version number>-x64.msi Nessus Agent <version number> for Windows Server 2008, Server 2008 R2*, Server 2012, Server 2012 R2, 7, 8, and 10 - x86-64
NNessusAgent-<version number>-amzn.x86_64.rpm Nessus Agent <version number> for Amazon Linux 2015.03, 2015.09 - x86-64
NessusAgent-<version number>-debian6_i386.deb Nessus Agent <version number> for Debian 6 and 7 / Kali Linux - i386
NessusAgent-<version number>.dmg Nessus Agent <version number> for Mac OS X 10.8, 10.9, and 10.10 - x86-64
NessusAgent-<version number>-es6.x86_64.rpm Nessus Agent <version number> for Red Hat ES 6 / CentOS 6 / Oracle Linux 6 (including Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel) - x86_64
NessusAgent-<version number>-fc20.x86_64.rpm Nessus Agent <version number> for Fedora 20 and 21 - x86_64
NessusAgent-<version number>-ubuntu1110_amd64.deb Nessus Agent <version number> for Ubuntu 11.10, 12.04, 12.10, 13.04, 13.10, and 14.04 - AMD64

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