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Create an On-prem Administrator Account

Note: Tenable requires all customers to engage with Professional Services when installing and deploying on-prem. Do not install on-prem without assistance from Professional Services.

You must create an Administrator account when logging in to the on-prem configuration interface for the first time.

You can use this account to access the on-prem configuration interface, not the interface. The system generates credentials for the interface later in the installation process.

Before you begin:

To create an Administrator account for the on-prem configuration interface:

  1. Open a new browser window.
  2. Navigate to https://[hostname]:8000/, where [hostname] is the IP address or hostname you set during installation.

    The on-prem configuration interface login page appears.

  3. In the User name box, type wizard.
  4. In the Password box, type admin.
  5. Click Log In.

    The new account page appears.

  6. In the Username box, type the username you want to use for the new Administrator.
  7. In the Password and Confirm Password boxes, type the password you want to use for the new Administrator.
  8. Click Create Account.

    The account is created.

What to do next:

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