Link to

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

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

Before you begin

To link Nessus to

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