Configure a Proxy Server
Use the following procedure to configure a proxy server in the Tenable Nessus user interface.
In Tenable Nessus, in the top navigation bar, click Settings.
The About page appears.
In the left navigation bar, click Proxy Server.
The Proxy Server page appears.
- Configure the settings as necessary:
AUTO DETECT — Tenable Nessus secures the connection with authentication based on what you entered for the previous settings. Tenable recommends selecting this option if you do not know what to select.
NONE — Tenable Nessus does not authenticate.
BASIC — Tenable Nessus secures the connection with basic authentication.
DIGEST — Tenable Nessus secures the connection with digest authentication.
NTLM — Tenable Nessus secures the connection with NTLM authentication.
Click the Save button.
Tenable Nessus saves the proxy server.
|Host||The proxy server host.|
|Port||The proxy server port.|
The username for an account on the proxy server with credentials to search for user data.
Format the username as provided by the proxy server.
|Password||The password for an account on the proxy server with credentials to search for user data.|
The authentication method Nessus uses to connect to the proxy server:
|User-Agent||The user agent for the proxy server, if your proxy requires a preset user agent.|