How to 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.
  1. Navigate to the Policies tab under the RESOURCES section on the home screen. This will list the preexisting policies created by all the users (which are only configured to be shared with everyone):

  1. You can choose from the existing policies or you can import a policy.


  1. If there is no existing policy that satisfies your requirements, you can create a new policy:
    • If a user selects Advanced Scan, they can configure every parameter in the policy, thus defining the nature of the policy ...

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