How To Install Nessus In Backtrack 5 R1 Tutorial

Nessus is one of the best vulnerability scanner that is available in two mode for both home and commercial user’s, nessus plug in for home user is free of cost. However we have OpenVAS and Nexpose they both are also a good vulnerability scanner and we have discussed several tutorials for them. Nessus installation in backtrack 5 was an easy work and we discuss it before but Backtrack 5 R1 does not have a default way to install nessus, so how to install Nessus in Backtrack 5 R1? You will get the answer.

There are mainly two ways to get Nessus on Backtrack 5 R1 first one is to download a copy of nessus from its official website but the easiest way is to use your terminal:

[email protected]:~# apt-get install nessus


After getting Nessus on your Backtrack 5 R1 you need to add a user, you can add multiple user (s) as well, on the terminal type

[email protected]:~# /opt/nessus/sbin/nessus-adduser


Registration phase is important and you need to decided that what you want a home feed or a business feed, for registration go http://www.nessus.org/register/
Than on the terminal type:
[email protected]:~# /opt/nessus/bin/nessus-fetch –register YOUR KEY

Than you need to start nessus on the terminal type:

[email protected]:~# /etc/init.d/nessusd start

Than at the browser use https://127.0.0.1:8834 to start nessus. For more Nessus tutorial click here.

 

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