KALI – How to install NESSUS on Kali – The Visual Guide


University of South Wales: Information Security for Privacy

Kali doesn’t include Nessus.  Here’s how to install it.

1. Download Nessus

http://www.tenable.com/products/nessus/select-your-operating-system

32 bit or 64 bit option.

nessus 64*****

2. Install NESSUS

(32 or 64 bit version – check the package name).

dpkg -i Nessus-5.2.1-debian6_amd64.deb

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nessus dpkg

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/etc/init.d/nessusd start

nessus start

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3. Ice Weasel

Open a browser and navigate to:

https://127.0.0.1:8834

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4. Enter an email to register for a plugins feed from Nessus.

Select “use at HOME” option (not work as that’s commerical).

Nessus will download the plugins (takes some time)

nessus initial2

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5. Nessus Login

Use the email and password you used to register for a Nessus Feed.

nessus login

Nessus SplashScreen

nessus run

That’s it!  Nessus is installed, registered, and has a live feed.

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6. Your First Home Scan

Scan Templates > + New Scan

New scan

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Name = Name your  Scan

Type = Run Now (drop down options)

Policy = Internal Network Scan (drop down options)

Targets = Your Internal home…

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