Update Nessus

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 run update according to the setting in the Nessus user interface, use the following command:

# nessuscli update

In the following example, the update options are configured to update both the Nessus software and the plugins:

# /opt/nessus/sbin/nessuscli update

 

----- Fetching the newest updates from nessus.org -----

 

Nessus Plugins: Complete

 

Nessus Core Components: Complete

 

* Nessus Plugins are now up-to-date and the changes will be automatically processed by Nessus.

* Nessus Core Components are now up-to-date and the changes will be automatically processed by Nessus.

Command Quick Reference

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