Register a Scanner Online

Required User Role: User with administrator privileges

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

Usage

To register a Nessus scanner online, use the following command:

# nessuscli fetch --register <Activation Code>

You must use a unique activation code. If the registration code is already in use, the following is displayed:

Nessus Plugins Error: The provided Activation Code (XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX) has already been used

Register without downloading plugin or core updates

To register Nessus online but not perform any updates, use the following command:

nessuscli fetch --register-only <Activation Code>

Command Quick Reference

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