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Install Nessus Agents

This section describes how to install a Nessus Agent on the following operating systems:

Once installed, Nessus Agents are linked to Nessus Manager or Tenable.io. Linked agents automatically download plugins from the manager upon connection; this process can take several minutes and is required before an agent can return scan results.

Caution: Nessus Agents can only be installed after the deployment of Nessus Manager, but can be linked to Tenable.io without future setup in Tenable.io.

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