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Network Scanning Cookbook by Sairam Jetty

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How do it..

Perform the following steps:

  1. Open the Nessus web client.
  2. Log in to the Nessus client with the user that you created during installation.
  3. Click on the Policies tab and select Create New Policy. Then, select the Basic Network Scan template:

Alter the settings in the Discovery tab for the port scan by mentioning a range from 1-1000. This will allow the scanner to complete the scan quickly:

  1. Ensure that Perform thorough tests is not selected in the accuracy tab of the General settings category in ASSESSMENT:

This will ensure that ...

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