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INSTALLING NESSUS ON BACKTRACK 5R3

Written By Dipanshu Garg on Monday, 24 December 2012 | 03:03

Hello Friends,

Today i am showing how to install Nessus on Backtrack 5 R3

First go to the Nessus Website and register by clicking here

the Activation code will be send to your e-mail ID, Now take the Activation code

Open an new terminal in Backtrack 5R3  and type the following command to download the Nessus

apt-get install nessus

after complete download next type this command

root@bt:/opt/nessus/bin/nessus-fetch --register xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx

it will take some time so that the plugins will be updated

Now add an user to the Nessus by using this command,

root@bt:/opt/nessus/sbin/nessus-adduser

now it will ask for username and password,after entering the username and password you have to start the nessus by typing the following command.

root@bt:/etc/init.d/nessusd start

it will start the nessus, now open the browser and type the following command in the URL of the browser

https://localhost:8834/

The nessus will run on the secure channel https and on the port number 8834

Bydefault the nessus will run on port number 8834

after installing you just have to run


Thank you.
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