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Register High Performance Mode NNM for Tenable.sc in an Air-gapped Environment

To register NNM for Tenable.sc in an air-gapped environment, you must either update your current install or configure a fresh install of NNM

Note: These steps apply to High Performance, 10G mode.

Update the Current Install

From NNM:

  1. From a CLI on NNM, stop the NNM service.
  2. Run the following command:

    /opt/nnm/bin/nnm --config "Enable High Performance Mode" "1"

  3. Start the NNM service.
  4. In a browser, open NNM.
  5. Click Configuration > Feed Settings.
  6. In the Activation Code box type ‘XXXX’.

    Note: This allows the (required) High Performance license to persist and enables the Fetch Plugins From drop-down box.

  7. From the Fetch Plugins From drop-down box, select SecurityCenter.
  8. Click Update.

From Tenable.sc:

  1. Open a browser and connect to Tenable.sc.
  2. Add NNM, as described in the Add a Nessus Network Monitor in the Tenable.sc User Guide.
  3. Click Submit.

    The system adds NNM to Tenable.sc.

    Note: The NNM status changes to Plugins Out of Sync while the plugins are first downloaded to NNM from Tenable.sc. The next time Tenable.sc polls NNM, the status updates to Working.

 

Configure a Fresh Install

From NNM:

  1. From a CLI on NNM, run the following command:

    /opt/nnm/bin/nnm --config "Enable High Performance Mode" "1"

  2. Start the NNM service.
  3. In a browser, open NNM.
  4. In Step 2 of the Quick Setup steps, check the Register Offline check box.
  5. In a browser, navigate to https://plugins.nessus.org/v2/offline.php .

  6. Type the NNM challenge code.
  7. Type the activation code.
  8. In NNM complete the Quick Setup steps.
  9. Click Configuration > Feed Settings.
  10. In the Activation Code box type ‘XXXX’.

    Note: This allows the (required) High Performance license to persist and enables the Fetch Plugins From drop-down box.

  11. From the Fetch Plugins From drop-down box, select SecurityCenter.

  12. Click Update.

From Tenable.sc:

  1. Open a browser and connect to Tenable.sc.
  2. Add NNM, as described in the Add a Nessus Network Monitor in the Tenable.sc User Guide.
  3. Click Submit.

    The system adds NNM to Tenable.sc.

    Note: The NNM status changes to Plugins Out of Sync while the plugins are first downloaded to NNM from Tenable.sc. The next time Tenable.sc polls NNM, the status updates to Working.

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