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 run update according to the setting in the Nessus user interface, use the following command:
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.
For the full command for your operating system, see the following: