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Details of extension .nessus

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .nessus file?
  • Which program can create the .nessus file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .nessus format?
  • What can convert .nessus files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .nessus extension?

1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) in our database

Nessus Network Security Scanner .nessus file icon

Nessus Network Security Scanner

NESSUS file is a Nessus Network Security Scanner. Nessus is a proprietary comprehensive vulnerability scanner which is developed by Tenable Network Security.
Category: Data files
Application: Nessus
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:

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Can't open a .nessus file?

If you want to open a .nessus file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .nessus association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.nessus

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2003/2008/2012, Windows 7, Windows 8, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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