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Welcome to Tenable Core for Nessus Network Monitor

Last updated: May 29, 2019

Tenable Core is an application-hosting virtual appliance with a built-in base operating system. The platform simplifies your deployment process by creating a specific build for your chosen Tenable application.

When you install and run Tenable Core + Nessus Network Monitor, you can monitor and manage your Nessus Network Monitor processes through the secure Tenable Core platform.

If you are new to Tenable Core for Nessus Network Monitor, see Get Started with Tenable Core + Nessus Network Monitor.


  • Secure, stable platform that reduces the time to your first scan.
  • Provides automatic application installation and updates via Tenable public repositories.
  • Built on CentOS7.
  • Targets Center for Internet Security (CIS) standards for RedHat 7 with SELinux enabled. For more information, see Default Security Configuration Standards.
  • Root access enabled on builds.

Other Tenable Core Configurations

Tenable Core is also available with the following Tenable applications:

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