Install Tenable Core on Hardware
You can install Tenable Core + Nessus directly on hardware using an .iso image. When you install Tenable Core via an .iso image on your computer, Tenable Core replaces your existing operating system with the Tenable Core operating system.
Before you begin:
Confirm your environment will support your intended use of the instance, as described in System and License Requirements.
Confirm your internet and port access will support your intended use of the instance, as described in Access Requirements.
To install Tenable Core + Nessus on hardware:
Download the Tenable Core Nessus VMware Image file from the Tenable Downloads page.
Boot the .iso. For more information, see your environment documentation.
Caution: Booting the .iso replaces your existing operating system with the Tenable Core operating system.
Tip: To monitor the progress of the installation, select Install TenableCore using serial console from the boot menu. For more information about the Tenable.ot serial console, see the Tenable.ot User Guide.
The installer installs Tenable Core + Nessus on your hardware.
The installation begins if there are no configuration errors.The Installation menu appears if there are configuration errors.
Caution: Do not enter any other menus or modify any other settings.
The installation runs and the server restarts.
Note: When installing on the Lenovo M90n-1 supported hardware platform, it is important that you connect the installer image to the right-most USB port on the side of the unit with the serial ports (location 10 in the following image):
To watch the install on either unit, you need to select the ttyS0 console entry in the menu.
What to do next:
- Continue getting started with Tenable Core + Nessus, as described in Get Started.