AutoNessus (autonessus)

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Tool and Usage

The AutoNessus tool helps with automating vulnerability scans via the Nessus API. It lists policies and can configure the state of scans.

Screenshot for AutoNessus tool review


This tool is useful to time scans, for example by having it run outside of business hours, and stop when the day starts.

Note: originally another tool was named AutoNessus. That is now Seccubus.

Usage and audience

AutoNessus is commonly used for vulnerability scanning. Target users for this tool are pentesters, security professionals, and system administrators.

Tool review

The review and analysis of this project resulted in the following remarks for this security tool:


  • + The source code of this software is available


  • - No releases on GitHub available

Author and Maintainers

AutoNessus is under development by Matt Grandy and maintained by RedTeam Security.


Support operating systems

AutoNessus is known to work on Linux.

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Project details
Latest releaseNo release found
Last updatedSept. 17, 2017

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