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Upgrade PVS on macOS

Before You Begin

These steps assume that you have backed up your custom SSL certificates and you are running all programs with root privileges.


  1. Stop PVS.

  2. Double-click the .dmg file downloaded from the Tenable Support Portal to mount the disk image PVS Install. The specific filename varies depending on your version.

  3. Double-click the Install PVS.pkg file.

    The Install Tenable PVS window appears, which walks you through the upgrade process and any required configuration steps.

  4. Click the Continue button.

    The Software License Agreement screen appears. You must agree to the terms to continue the installation process and use PVS.

    Tip: You can copy the text of the agreement into a separate document for reference, or you can click the Print button to print the agreement directly from this screen.

  5. Click the Install button.

    A window appears asking for authentication permission to install the software.

  6. Click the Install Software button.

    A window appears requesting permission to allow PVS to accept incoming network connections. If this option is denied, PVS is installed but functionality is severely reduced.

  7. Click the Allow button.

    After the upgrade is complete, your default web browser appears, displaying the PVS web frontend to log in. When the web browser appears, you can eject the PVS install volume.

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