Differential Plugin Updates

The following table describes the behavior of differential plugin updates for Tenable Nessus scanners linked to Tenable Vulnerability Management.

Linked to Differential Update Full Update
Tenable Vulnerability Management The scanner requests differential updates from Tenable Vulnerability Management once every 24 hours. The scanner performs a full plugin update if it does not have plugins (for example, immediately after you link the scanner to Tenable Vulnerability Management).