Link to Tenable.io

During initial installation, you can install Nessus as a remote scanner linked to Tenable.io. If you choose not to link the scanner during initial installation, you can link your Nessus scanner later.

Note: Once you link Nessus to Tenable.io, it remains linked until you unlink it.

Before you begin

To link Nessus to Tenable.io:

  1. On the Register your scanner screen, in the Scanner Type drop-down box, click Link to Tenable.io.
  2. In Linking Key, enter the linking key of your Tenable.io instance.

  3. (Optional) To configure more advanced settings, click Settings.

    The Advanced Settings window appears.

    1. (Optional) Set Proxy settings.
    2. (Optional) Set Plugin Feed settings.
    3. (Optional) Set Master Password settings.
    4. Click Save.
  4. Click Continue.