Configure Nessus Manager with HashiCorp Vault (Database)
In Nessus Manager, you can integrate with HashiCorp Vault using database credentials. Complete the following steps to configure Nessus Manager with HashiCorp Vault for database credentials.
Enable Database Plugins in the scanner to display them in the output.
Required User Role: Standard, Administrator, or System Administrator
- Nessus Manager account
- HashiCorp Vault account
Note: (Undefined variable: Integrations.HashiCorp Vault) provides options for both KV v1 and v2. However, Tenable only supports integration with KV v1.
To integrate Nessus Manager with HashiCorp Vault using database credentials:
Log in to Nessus Manager.
The My Scans page appears.
Click + New Scan.
The Scan Templates page appears.
Select a scan template.
The selected scan template Settings page appears.
In the Name box, type a name for the scan.
- In the Targets box, type an IP address, hostname, or range of IP addresses.
- (Optional) Add a description, folder location, scanner location, and specify target groups.
Click the Credentials tab.
The Credentials options appear. By default, the Categories drop-down box displays Host.
In the Categories drop-down box, select Database.
The Database options appear below.
In the Categories list, click Database.
The Database options appear.
In the Database section, click the Database Type drop-down box.
The Database options appear.
In the Database Type drop-down box, click your preferred database: PostgreSQL, DB2, MySQL, SQL Server, Oracle, or Sybase ASE.
The selected Database options appear.
In the Auth Type drop-down box, click Hashicorp.
The HashiCorp Vault options appear.
Configure the Database credentials.
Hashicorp Vault host
The Hashicorp Vault IP address or DNS address.
Note: If your Hashicorp Vault installation is in a subdirectory, you must include the subdirectory path. For example, type IP address or hostname / subdirectory path.
yes Hashicorp Vault port The port on which Hashicorp Vault listens. yes Authentication Type
Specifies the authentication type for connecting to the instance: App Role or Certificates.
If you select Certificates, additional options for Hashicorp Client Certificate and Hashicorp Client Certificate Private Key appear. Select the appropriate files for the client certificate and private key.
yes Role ID The GUID provided by Hashicorp Vault when you configured your App Role. yes Role Secret ID
The GUID generated by Hashicorp Vault when you configured your App Role.
yes Authentication URL
The URL Nessus Manager uses to access Hashicorp Vault.
Namespace The name of a specified team in a multi-team environment. no Vault Type
The HashiCorp Vault version: KV1, KV2, or AD. For additional information about HashiCorp Vault versions, see the HashiCorp Vault documentation.
yes KV1 Engine URL (KV1) The URL HashiCorp Vault uses to access the KV1 engine. yes, if you select KV1 Vault Type KV2 Engine URL (KV2) The URL HashiCorp Vault uses to access the KV2 engine. yes, if you select KV2Vault Type AD Engine URL (AD) The URL HashiCorp Vault uses to access the active directory engine. yes, if you select AD for Vault Type Username Source (KV1 and KV2) A drop-down box to specify whether the username is input manually or pulled from Hashicorp Vault. yes Username Key (KV1 and KV2) The name in Hashicorp Vault that usernames are stored under. yes Password Key (KV1 and KV2) The key in Hashicorp Vault that passwords are stored under. yes Secret Name (KV1, KV2, and AD) The key secret you want to retrieve values for. yes Use SSL If enabled, Nessus Manager uses SSL through IIS for secure communications. You must configure SSL through IIS in Hashicorp Vault before enabling this option. no Verify SSL Certificate If enabled, Nessus Manager validates the SSL certificate. You must configure SSL through IIS in Hashicorp Vault before enabling this option. no Database Port The port on which Nessus Manager communicates with the database. yes Auth Type The authentication method for the database credentials.
Oracle values include:
yes Service Type (Oracle databases only) Valid values include: SID and SERVICE_NAME. yes Service (Oracle database only) A specific field for the configuration for the database. yes
- Click Save.