Performing MS SQL Audit with Nessus


The default Nessus\CIS auditfiles for MS SQL are split up in OS level and Database level auditfiles. This results in at-least 2 auditfile per instance which you have to schedule in 2 jobs.
This is not a scalable solution.


  • Create OS level checks that run OS and database checks and loop through each running instance per server/cluster.


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