Nessus Scanner Settings Section

The Nessus Scanner Settings section provides a list of the available Nessus 6.4+ scanners and the ability to add, edit, or remove a Nessus scanner.

Note: Nessus Professional 7 is not supported.

Each Nessus scanner must be configured with the following parameters:

Name

Description

Scanner Host

The domain name or IP address of the Nessus server.

Scanner Port

The port of the Nessus server.

Access Key

The first half of a Nessus API Key, which is used to authenticate with the Nessus REST API.

Secret Key

The second half of a Nessus API Key, which is used to authenticate with the Nessus REST API.

Note: For details on how to obtain an API Key (Access Key and Secret Key), refer to the Nessus user guide.