Linked Scanners

After you install a Nessus scanner, NNM instance, Web Application Scanning sensor, or Nessus Agent sensor, you can link it to

Before you can use linked scanners in scans, you must:

  1. Install the appropriate Tenable product on the sensor or the host you want to scan.
    Sensor TypeMore Information
    Nessus Agent
    Industrial Security


    Industrial Security is end-of-life (EOL). For information about EOL dates and policies for Tenable products, see the Tenable Software Release Lifecycle Matrix and Policy.

    Nessus Network Monitor

    Note: If a Nessus scanner has multiple NICs/interfaces, you may see multiple IPv4/IPv6 addresses for the scanner. Web Application Scanner
  2. Link the sensor or link the agent to

After linking a scanner, you can: