Configure Credentials

To complete the installation process, you must complete the setup for the Tenable Add-on for Splunk.


Required User Role: Security Analyst

To set up the Tenable Add-on for Splunk:

  1. Log in to your data collection node.
  2. In the left navigation bar, click Tenable Add-on for Splunk.

  3. Click the Configuration tab.

  4. Click the Add button.

    An Add Account window appears:

    Note: standard credential use is deprecated. Use API keys for account authentication. For more information on API keys, see Generate API Keys.
  5. In the Tenable Access Type drop-down box, select Credentials.
  1. Enter the necessary information for each field. The following table describes the available options.

    Input Parameters Description
    Account Name (Required) The unique name for each Tenable data input.
    Tenable Account Type (Required) The type of Tenable account -, API Keys, or Certificate.
    Address (Required) The hostname or IP address for
    Verify SSL Certificate If enabled, Splunk verifies the certificate in
    Username (Required) The username in
    Password The password in
    Proxy Enable

    Enables the plugin to collect data via a proxy server. If you select this option, the plug- in prompts you to enter the following:

    • Proxy Type - the type of proxy used.
    • Proxy Host - the hostname or IP address of the proxy server.
    • Proxy Port - the port number of the proxy server.
    • Proxy Username - the username for an account that has permissions to access and use the proxy server.
    • Proxy Password - the password associated with the username you provided.
  2. Click Add to complete the configuration.

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