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NAC network scanning doesnot work

Hello;

I got the nessus plugins from tenable web site and uploaded it to the nac manager then tried to apply the plugins in the plugins setup but i didnot find anything is there any cli or installation proccess i need to perform to has the nessus plugins operating?

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Re: NAC network scanning doesnot work

you will need to extract the contents and build new files smaller than 10MB. Load each one seperately. Maintain the directory structure in the tar'd file.

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Re: NAC network scanning doesnot work

Hi,

Could you tell me the size of nessus plugins file you have got from tenable website?

The correct size is about 15 MB! If you have got a file with other size, that means you have got a wrong file! Try again ...

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Re: NAC network scanning doesnot work

There is a file which is 16M of size and when i upload this file there is an error appears that the uploaded nessus plugins is greater than the allowed size so if that is the wrong file where can i get the right file i tried also to register with the command nessus fetch --register it is successfully upload but doesnot operate.

There is also another file with 7.29M of size for nessus plugins but didnot need for registeration it was uploaded successfully but didnot operate.

note:- the nac server model is 3310 and manager is 3350 and the sw version is 4.1.2.1.

Re: NAC network scanning doesnot work

There is a bug in NAC that limits the size of plugins.tar.gz (CSCsq59801). It has been corrected in 4.5, the work-around is to break the file into multiple parts so it does not exceed 10MB.

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Re: NAC network scanning doesnot work

so can i do any thing to increase the size of bug in 4.1.2.1 or if i decreased the plugins file will it operate.

and when i download it through the CLI using linux command nessus fetch --register it is uploaded successfully in the nac but i donot see the nessus plugins in plugin setup.

Re: NAC network scanning doesnot work

you will need to extract the contents and build new files smaller than 10MB. Load each one seperately. Maintain the directory structure in the tar'd file.

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Re: NAC network scanning doesnot work

Thanks daladen as i really did so and it is now operating

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