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Old 01-13-2007, 04:51 AM   #1
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Exclamation registering nessus on ubuntu ! how?

ok i installed nessus in my ubuntu linux... i have a few questions.. is it possible to scan my own pc for vulnerabilties with nessus? how do i do that ?

how do i activate my nessus account , i received a mail like this ..

To activate your account, simply execute the following command :

/opt/nessus/bin/nessus-fetch --register 4461-****-D848-****-F285
but it failed.. plz help!

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Old 01-13-2007, 05:57 AM   #2
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Shouldn't you try to get a solution from the nessus guys you received the mail from?


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