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Link to Nessus Manager

This option installs Nessus as a remote scanner, linked to a Nessus Manager instance.

Note: Nessus Professional can be linked to a Nessus Manager instance only once.

  1. In the Product Registration window, in the Registration drop-down box, click Link to Nessus Manager.
  2. In the Manager Host box, type the host on which Nessus Manager is installed.
  3. In the Manager Port box, type 8834.
  4. In the Linking Key box, type the Linking Key that appears on the Scanners page in Nessus Manager.
  5. Select or clear the Use Proxy check box. If you select this check box, the following options appear:
    1. In the Host box, type the host name or IP address of the proxy server.
    2. In the Port box, type the port number of the proxy server.
    3. In the Username box, type the username for an account that has permissions to access and use the proxy server.
    4. In the Password box, type the password that corresponds to the user account that you specified in the previous step.
  6. If you want to use a custom plugin feed, click the Advanced Settings link.

    The Custom Host box appears.

  7. In the Custom Host box, type the host name or IP address of a custom plugin feed.
  8. Click Save.
  9. Click Continue.

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