View Nessus Instances in

Required User Role: Administrator

Administrators can view and manage Nessus scanner configurations from the user interface. For more information about Nessus scanners in, see Nessus Scanners.

Note: You cannot use Picture in Picture with a Nessus scanner if you enabled Use Proxy for the scanner or if the scanner's Authentication Type is SSL Certificate. For more information, see Nessus Scanner Settings.

Before you begin:

To view Nessus instances inside the user interface:

  1. Log in to via the user interface.

  2. Click Resources > Nessus Scanners.

    The Nessus Scanners page appears.

  3. Right-click the row for the Nessus scanner.

    The actions menu appears.


    Select the check box for the Nessus scanner.

    The available actions appear at the top of the table.

  4. Click Manage System.

    The Nessus instance opens inside the user interface.

What to do next:

  • Manage your Nessus scanner configurations using the picture in picture window in For more information about Nessus and Nessus settings, see the Nessus User Guide.

  • To exit the Picture in Picture view, in the upper-right corner, click Back.