Software Requirements

Nessus Agents and Nessus Manager support Mac, Linux, and Windows operating systems.

Nessus Agents

For Nessus Agent software requirements, see the Agent Software Requirements in the General Requirements User Guide.

SELinux Requirements

Nessus Agents and Nessus Manager supports disabled, permissive, and enforcing mode Security-Enhanced Linux (SELinux) policy configurations.

  • Disabled and permissive mode policies typically do not require customization to interact with Nessus Agents and Nessus Manager.
  • Enforcing mode policies require customization to interact with Nessus Agents and Nessus Manager. For more information, see Customize SELinux Enforcing Mode Policies.

Note:Tenable recommends testing your SELinux configurations before deploying on a live network.