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Create a Google Cloud Platform Connector

Required User Role: Administrator

Before you begin:

To create a GCP connector:

  1. In the top navigation bar, click Settings.

    The About page appears.

  2. In the left navigation bar, click Connectors.

    The Connectors page appears.

  3. In the upper-left corner of the page near the Connectors label, click the button.

    The Select a Connector pane appears.

  4. In the Select a Connector section, click Google Cloud Platform.

    The Google Cloud Platform pane appears.

  5. Configure the connector settings:
    • Connector Name: Type a name to identify the connector.
    • Service Account Key: Click Add File to upload your service account key that you obtained when configuring GCP.
    • Auto Discovery: Auto-discovery is always enabled and cannot be disabled. Any Project ID(s) associated with the service account you provided are auto-discovered and assets will be pulled from those projects.
    • Schedule Import: Toggle to enable or disable scheduled imports.

      Note: By default, Tenable.io requests new and updated asset records every 12 hours.

      If enabled:

      • In the Import text box, type the frequency with which Tenable.io sends data requests to the GCP server.
      • In the drop-down box select Minutes, Hours, or Days.
  6. Do one of the following:
    • To save the connector, click Save.
    • To save the connector and import your assets from GCP, click Save & Import.
  7. Note: There may be a short delay before your assets appear in Tenable.io.

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