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Launch a Nessus Scan


  1. On the Monitoring page, in the upper right corner, click the Actions drop-down box.


    In the Hosts or Mobile Devices section, select the check boxes for the hosts or devices you want to scan, and in the upper right corner, locate the Actions menu.

  2. Select Launch Scan.

    The Launch Basic Nessus Scan window appears.

  3. Configure the scan options as necessary and click the Launch button.

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

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

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