Perform Nessus Security Scanning (Step 1 – 5)

The Nessus server (nessusd) and Nessus client (NessusWX) have been installed. It’s time to connect NessusWX client program with the server and perform a security scanning. Let’s do it step by step.

Step 1: Open nessusWX client

Linux security scanning

Step 2: Connect nessusWX client with server (1)

Make sure you have run nessusd -D in the server.

Linux security scanning

Step 3: Connect nessusWX client with server (2)

Linux security scanning

Step 4: Connect nessusWX client with server (3)

Nessus security scanning

Step 5: Connect with server has been established

Nessus security scanning

The nessusWX client program has been connected successfully with the server. Let’s continue with the process and start a simple scanning in the next post.

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