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Nessconnect is a GUI, CLI, and API client for Nessus and Nessus compatible servers. With its user interface, it provides local session management, scan templates, report generation through XSLT, charts, and graphs, and vulnerability trending.

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Recent releases

  •  03 Feb 2009 01:42

    Release Notes: Libraries have been updated. An incremental garbage collector has been enabled. The default heap size has been decreased to 768 MB. The default perm. gen. heap size has been increased to 256 MB. The launcher for Windows has been simplified to be able to use more JVM options.

    •  20 Jan 2008 06:52

      Release Notes: The default protocol selection on connection is now TLS. Default network and debug history size is now 9999 lines. Inconsistent plugin and preference information is ignored with a warning. The project is compiled with debug information for better error reporting. A serious intermittent parsing problem when reading long lines was fixed. Minor source code and documentation cleanup was done. Bugs were fixed.

      •  13 Jan 2008 16:13

        Release Notes: The project was promoted from beta to stable. Graphical user interface layout changes were made. Command line interface arguments were changed. The beginnings of some documentation were added. Sorting of addresses and ports was fixed. Shell scripts were fixed to better handle XULRunner embedding. A UNC path handling issue in URLs was fixed. The default heap size was increased to 1 GB. The name was changed from Nessj to Nessconnect. Ownership was changeed from Intekras to Idealogica. The libraries were updated.

        •  03 Aug 2006 17:51

          Release Notes: Paragraphs from results have been split into a separate reports tab. The command line interface arguments have been changed. Spaces are removed from comma-separated target lists. Minor modifications to some GUI components. Packaging changes to shell scripts. The OS X version is now universal. SWT update in releases.

          •  30 May 2006 20:38

            Release Notes: Improved temporary file handling and cleanup. Debugging redirects standard out and standard error. Minor fixes related to the name change. NBE import/export has been moved to the Scans area. There is improved risk parsing for plugins.


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