Nessus has a wide variety of scans, some of them are free and some of them will be available only in a paid version. So, we can also customize the scanning if required.
The following are the list of templates currently available:
- We can start with a basic network scan to see what's happening in the network. This scan will perform a basic full system scan for the given hosts:
- As you can see in the preceding screenshot, we have to mention the scan name and targets. Targets are just the hosts we want.