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Old 09-08-2008, 04:50 PM   #1
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Nessus scan and no port scan possible?

If i dont use a port scanner or scan only one port in nessus will nessus still check for all the vulnerabilities ?
Old 09-08-2008, 07:21 PM   #2
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What do the docs say about that? Have you tried it both ways on a single machine and compared the results?


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