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The Nessus® Evaluation license is perfect for commercial organizations that would like to try the Nessus vulnerability scanner before purchasing a Nessus subscription. Here is a comparison of the features available in the Nessus Evaluation and Nessus.

Nessus Evaluation Nessus Nessus Enterprise
Designed For
Real-time Vulnerability Updates
Vulnerability Scanning
Unlimited Scans
Number of IPs Per Scanner
Web Application Scanning
Mobile Device Detection
Exportable Reports
Targeted Email Notifications
Scan Scheduling
Multi-scanner Support
Configuration Checks
Compliance Checks (PCI, CIS, FDCC, NIST, etc.)
Sensitive Data Searches
SCADA Plugins
Access to the VMware Virtual Appliance
PCI DSS Configuration / Compliance Audits
Product Support
Perimeter Scanning (cloud only)
PCI ASV Validation (cloud only)
Add Users and assign new roles
LDAP Authentication (on-premise only)
Assign Users to Groups
Assign Resources (policies, schedules, scanners, reports)
Share resources with Users and/or Groups


Please register to evaluate Nessus. An activation code will be emailed to the address you provide.