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Microsoft Windows

Windows XP, 2003 (no ipv6 support) (32 bits):
Nessus-5.2.7-Win32_XP2K3.msi

Windows XP, 2003 (no ipv6 support) (64 bits):
Nessus-5.2.7-x64_XP2K3.msi

Windows Vista, 2008, 7, 2012, & 8 (32 bits):
Nessus-5.2.7-Win32.msi

Windows Vista, 2008, 7, 2012, & 8 (64 bits):
Nessus-5.2.7-x64.msi

Mac OS X

Mac OS X (10.8 & 10.9):
Nessus-5.2.7.dmg.gz

Linux

Debian 6.0 (32 bits):
Nessus-5.2.7-debian6_i386.deb

Debian 6.0 (64 bits):
Nessus-5.2.7-debian6_amd64.deb

Red Hat ES 4 / CentOS 4:
Nessus-5.2.7-es4.i386.rpm

Red Hat ES 5 (32 bits) / CentOS 5 / Oracle Linux 5 (including Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel):
Nessus-5.2.7-es5.i386.rpm

Red Hat ES 5 (64 bits) / CentOS 5 / Oracle Linux 5 (including Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel):
Nessus-5.2.7-es5.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat ES 6 (32 bits) / CentOS 6 / Oracle Linux 6 (including Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel):
Nessus-5.2.7-es6.i386.rpm

Red Hat ES 6 (64 bits) / CentOS 6 / Oracle Linux 6 (including Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel):
Nessus-5.2.7-es6.x86_64.rpm

Fedora 19,20 (32 bits):
Nessus-5.2.7-fc16.i386.rpm

Fedora 19,20 (64 bits):
Nessus-5.2.7-fc16.x86_64.rpm

SuSE 10 Enterprise (64 bits):
Nessus-5.2.7-suse10.x86_64.rpm

SuSE 11 Enterprise (32 bits):
Nessus-5.2.7-suse11.i586.rpm

SuSE 11 Enterprise (64 bits):
Nessus-5.2.7-suse11.x86_64.rpm

Ubuntu 9.10 / Ubuntu 10.04 (32 bits):
Nessus-5.2.7-ubuntu910_i386.deb

Ubuntu 9.10 / Ubuntu 10.04 (64 bits):
Nessus-5.2.7-ubuntu910_amd64.deb

Ubuntu 11.10 / Ubuntu 12.04 (32 bits):
Nessus-5.2.7-ubuntu1110_i386.deb

Ubuntu 11.10 / Ubuntu 12.04 (64 bits):
Nessus-5.2.7-ubuntu1110_amd64.deb

FreeBSD

FreeBSD 9 (32 bits):
Nessus-5.2.7-fbsd9.tbz

FreeBSD 9 (64 bits):
Nessus-5.2.7-fbsd9-amd64.tbz

Solaris

Solaris 10 (sparc):
Nessus-5.0.3-solaris-sparc.pkg.gz

Checksums & GPG Keys

Checksums for Nessus Server binaries: MD5.asc

Tenable GPG Key (Red Hat Enterprise 6 and newer)
RPM-GPG-KEY-Tenable

Tenable GPG Key (Red Hat Enterprise 5 and older)
RPM-GPG-KEY-Tenable-1024

Note:

Once you’ve downloaded Nessus, you will need to have (or purchase) an activation code to use it. Visit the Tenable Store or contact a Tenable Partner for purchase options (Including Nessus and/or Nessus Enterprise)

If you are planning to use Nessus Home (For home use only) please visit the Nessus Home Registration Page

Market Defining Vulnerability Scanning

Nessus is the most trusted vulnerability scanning platform for auditors and security analysts. Users can schedule scans across multiple scanners, use wizards to easily and quickly create policies, schedule scans and send results via email. Nessus supports more technologies than any other vendor, including operating systems, network devices, hypervisors, databases, tablets/phones, web servers and critical infrastructure.

Key features include:

  • Patch Management Integration
  • Malware/Botnet Detection
  • Mobile Device Auditing
  • Configuration & Compliance Auditing
  • Scanning & Auditing Virtualization & Cloud Platforms

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