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Microsoft Windows

Windows Vista, 2008, 7, 2012, & 8 (64 bits):


Red Hat ES 5 (64 bits) / CentOS 5 / Oracle Linux 5 (including Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel):

Red Hat ES 6 (64 bits) / CentOS 6 / Oracle Linux 6 (including Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel):

Mac OS X

Mac OS X 10.8 and 10.9:


Checksums for PVS Server binaries: md5sums.txt

System Requirements

1 Gbps support:

  • CPU: 1 x dual-core 2 GHz CPU (32 or 64 bit)
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM (4 GB RAM recommended)
  • OS: Windows, Red Hat ES 5, Red Hat ES 6, Mac

10 Gbps support:

  • Requires a Tenable Series 300 appliance

Installation is a walk in the park!

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International Information Technology and Services

What's New in PVS 4.2

Now available as a standalone product, Passive Vulnerability Scanner™ identifies security and compliance violations in BYOD, cloud and virtual infrastructures. With its unique packet-level continuous scanning capabilities, PVS™ 4.2 delivers vulnerability discovery benefits to a wide customer audience.

Key features include:

  • Full asset identification and vulnerability assessment, including BYOD, virtual devices, and cloud components
  • Detect applications and services used in real-time
  • Analyze trust relationships between client and servers
  • Effectively scan without credentials
  • Provide contextual data on all encrypted traffic, not just SSL
  • Detect content sensitive data traversing the network
  • See at-a-glance status with Top-N dashboards
  • Available 10 Gbps support

Read the User Guide