How do it…

Perform the following steps:

  1. Open the Nessus Web Client.
  2. Log in to the Nessus Web Client with the user details created during installation.
  3. Click on the Policies tab and Select Create a new policy.
  4. Select Advanced Scan and fill in the required details as follows:

  1. Navigate to the Compliance tag and search for MySQL benchmarks available in Nessus:

  1. The screenshot in the Getting ready section shows that the remote host runs MariaDB 10.1.26; thus, we can conclude that the compatible version is MySQL 5.6, as seen at https://mariadb.com/kb/en/library/mariadb-vs-mysql-compatibility/ ...

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