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NBE File Extension

Nessus Report Format
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    Tenable Network Security
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What is NBE file?

Full format name of files that use NBE extension is Nessus Report Format. Nessus Report Format specification was created by Tenable Network Security. NBE files are supported by software applications available for devices running Linux, Mac OS, Windows. NBE file format, along with 1326 other file formats, belongs to the Data Files category. The most popular program for handling NBE files is Nessus, but users can choose among 2 different programs that support this file format. On the official website of Tenable Network Security developer not only will you find detailed information about theNessus software, but also about NBE and other supported file formats.

Programs which support NBE file extension

Below you will find an index of software programs that can be used to open NBE files divided into 3 categories according to system platform supported. NBE files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support NBE file

Windows Windows
MAC OS MAC OS
Linux Linux

How to open file with NBE extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening NBE files on given system. Fortunately, most common problems with NBE files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with NBE files.

Step 1. Install Nessus software

Install software to open NBE file The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening NBE files is that no program that can handle NBE files is installed on user’s system. To address this issue, go to the Nessus developer website, download the tool, and install it. It is that easy The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit Nessus website and download the installer.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of Nessus

Update software that support file extension NBEIf you already have Nessus installed on your systems and NBE files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. If you have an older version of Nessus installed, it may not support NBE format. The latest version of Nessus should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Associate Nessus Report Format files with Nessus

After installing Nessus (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open NBE files. The process of associating file formats with default application may differ in details depending on platform, but the basic procedure is very similar.

Associate software with NBE file on Windows

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Right-click the NBE file and choose Open with option
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where Nessus is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open NBE files and clicking OK.
Associate software with NBE file on Mac

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • Right-click the NBE file and select Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • Select Nessus and click Change for all...
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with NBE extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Check the NBE for errors

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the NBE file is valid. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

Check NBE file for viruses
1. Verify that the NBE in question is not infected with a computer virus

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the NBE file hinders attempts to open it. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. If the NBE file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

If the NBE file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. When downloading the file with NBE extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Verify that your device fulfills the requirements to be able to open Nessus

If the systems has insufficient resources to open NBE files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.

5. Ensure that you have the latest drivers and system updates and patches installed

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with Nessus Report Format file. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with NBE files affecting older versions of given software.

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