Register a Scanner with Tenable Security Center

Required User Role: User with administrator privileges

To see and copy the full command for your specific operating system, see the Command Quick Reference.


To register a Nessus scanner with Tenable Security Center, use the following command:

# nessuscli fetch --security-center

Caution: Do not use this command if you do not want to switch your Nessus instance to This command irreversibly changes the Nessus scanner or Manager to a scanner, resulting in a number of user interface changes (for example, the site logo will change, and you'll no longer have access to the Sensors page).

Command Quick Reference

For the full command for your operating system, see the following: