I have installed Nessus on one system and used the activation code that was emailed to me to register it, but I totally forgot the administrator password. I've already tried to use a forgotten username and password from the Nessus website, but they didn't send any mail reset. Right now I want to install another system and I like to use the same email address. Will I get a code?

I am using VMware.

  • They will not issue two codes for the same email address. Try reusing the code you had previously; if you don't have that activation code, then you will have to use a different email address to request a new code. This is, however, offtopic on Ask Ubuntu, as it is not an Ubuntu issue or question. – Thomas Ward Mar 18 '16 at 1:47
  • But they already give me second code with same email address.. – Laurance Baskoro Mar 18 '16 at 9:16

You can reset the nessus admin's password through by following command:

On Windows:

C:\Program Files\Tenable\Nessus\nessus-chpasswd.exe <username>

Or on Linux:

/opt/nessus/sbin/nessus-chpasswd <username>
  • Well i tried to register again with same email address and they send me new code. Its ok to use the new code on new machine ? – Laurance Baskoro Mar 18 '16 at 7:16

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