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License and Install

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.

Before you begin:

To license and install in your on-prem deployment:

  1. In a browser window, 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.

  2. Type the User name and Password for the initial Administrator user.

    The on-prem configuration interface appears.

  3. Select the Reuse my password for privileged tasks check box.
  4. Click Log In.
  5. (Optional) If you want to edit your network settings, edit them in the Networking (static IP address settings and DNS settings) section of the on-prem interface.

    The system requires up to 5 minutes to update your configurations.

  6. (Optional) If you want to edit your proxy configuration settings, edit them in the Proxy Configuration (proxy settings) section of the on-prem interface.

    Tip: You can edit your DNS and proxy settings after you complete the installation.

    Caution: You cannot edit your static IP address settings after you upload a license and complete the installation. Check your settings before proceeding with the installation.

    The system requires up to 5 minutes to update your configurations.

  7. Click OnPrem Install.

    The OnPrem Install page appears. The system evaluates the readiness of your environment and displays the Pre Install Checks results after a few seconds.

    If the system reports any failures, resolve the errors and click Re-Test. For more information, see Troubleshooting Pre-Install Check Failures.

  8. Next to the License File box, click Select File.
  9. Browse to and select your Tenable-provided license file (a JSON text file).

    The system uploads the license file.

  10. Click Begin Installation.

    The application downloads and the installation begins.

    The page updates to show the Interface URL, Username, and Password you must use for your initial login to the interface.

  11. Monitor the progress of the download and the installation. Click Show Install Logs for more information about the completed tasks.

    The download time varies (the application file is 10 GB). The installation runs for up to 60 minutes.

    The installation completes.

  12. Click the Interface URL link.

    The login page appears.

  13. Type the User name and Password given on the OnPrem Install page.
  14. Click Sign In.

    The interface appears.

What to do next:

  • Log in to the on-prem configuration interface and interface to continue configuring and monitoring your on-prem deployment, as described in Log In to the User Interfaces.

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