Reset Registration and Erase Settings
Required User Role: User with administrator privileges
You can reset registration information for Tenable Nessus, which erases all settings and unregisters Tenable Nessus.
Note: Performing nessuscli fix --reset does not reset the managed function.
To see and copy the full command for your specific operating system, see the Command Quick Reference.
Before you begin:
Stop the nessusd service, as described in Start or Stop Nessus in the Tenable Nessus User Guide.
For example (Linux):
To reset registration information:
Type the following command:
nessuscli fix --reset
You are prompted to confirm the action.
To confirm, enter y, as shown in the following example output:
# /opt/nessus/sbin/nessuscli fix --reset
Resetting Nessus configuration will permanently erase all your settings and cause Nessus to become unregistered.
Do you want to proceed? (y/n) [n]: y
Successfully reset Nessus configuration.
For the full command for your operating system, see the following: