mikhail at nessus
Feb 12, 2009, 2:12 AM
Post #2 of 4
On Wed, 11 Feb 2009 18:02:48 -0600
"Tidball, Christopher" <Christopher.Tidball [at] qwest> wrote:
> Looking for advice on how to serialize a scan of multiple hosts so
> that only one host is scanned at a time.
There is no way serialize *port scanners* per se.
> I have edited the policy so that the maximum hosts per scanner is set
> to one. Is this all that is required?
Only one host will be scanned at a time, and as Nessus never runs
several portscanners simultaneously against a given host, this will
It will do more than what you want, if I interpreted your question
correctly. If you need to limit the global network load, global limits
might be a solution. Try to edit global.max_simult_tcp_sessions in
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