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Launch a Nessus Scan

Steps

  1. Click Monitoring > Actions > Launch Scan.

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    Click Assets or Vulnerabilites > select the check boxes for the assets you want to scan > Actions > Launch Scan.

    The Launch Basic Nessus Scan window appears.

  2. Configure the scan options as necessary.

  3. Click the Launch button.

    The scan opens in the Nessus interface. Refer to the Nessus user guide for further instructions.

Note: To launch scans on Nessus 6.8.x or higher, NNM must be configured to restrict access to TLS 1.2 or higher. See the NNM Settings Section for more information.

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