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:

To install Tenable Core + Nessus on hardware:

  1. Download the Tenable Core Nessus VMware Image file from the Tenable Downloads page.

  2. 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.

What to do next:

  • Continue getting started with Tenable Core + Nessus, as described in Get Started.