Create a Limited Plugin Policy

  1. In the top navigation bar, click Scans.

    The My Scans page appears.

  2. In the left navigation bar, click Policies.
  3. In the upper right corner, click the New Policy button.

    The Policy Templates page appears.

  4. Click the Advanced Scan template.

    The Advanced Scan page appears.

  5. Click the Plugins tab.

    The list of plugin families appears, and by default, Nessus enables all the plugin families.

  6. In the upper right corner, click the Disable All button.

    Nessus disables all the plugin families.

  7. Click the plugin family that you want to include.

    The list of plugins appears in the left navigation bar.

  8. For each plugin that you want to enable, click the Disabled button.

    Nessus enables each plugin.

    Tip: You can search for plugins and plugin families using the Search Plugin Families box in the upper right corner.

  9. Click the Save button.

    Nessus saves the policy.