Nessus is a proprietary vulnerability scanner, which is available freely for noncommercial usage. It detects vulnerabilities, misconfigurations, default credentials on target systems, and is used in various compliance audits as well.
For starting Nessus in Metasploit, open
msfconsole and type
Let us use the Nessus
help command by typing
We have a list of various Nessus command-line options. Next we connect to Nessus from our localhost for starting the scans. For connecting to localhost, the command used is ...