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RE: Nessus to Excel
From: "Tate Hansen" <tate () clearnetsec com>
Date: Sat, 8 Apr 2006 18:24:36 -0600

You can use the XML version of the Nessus report and just directly import it
into Excel (at least in 2003).

In Excel:
 - Drop down the "Data" menu on the toolbar
 - Point to "XML" then click "Import"
 - Click "Ok" a couple times; all the results are imported nicely into Excel

You also can convert existing Nessus reports to XML if needed:
Report conversion:
 nessus -i in.[nsr|nbe] -o out.[xml|nsr|nbe|html|txt]

Tate Hansen
ClearNet Security


-----Original Message-----
From: Matthew Webster [mailto:awakenings () mindspring com] 
Sent: Friday, April 07, 2006 8:16 AM
To: pen-test () securityfocus com
Subject: Nessus to Excel

I'm not a database guy and not good with XML.  Does anyone know a good way
to transfer Nessus documents to Excel output?  I need it to compare the
output from an outside company's scan (which is in Excel) in a quick
fashion.  I do have a linux box and a windows box at my disposal.  Any
ideas?




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