The Proxy Server page allows you to configure a proxy server. If the proxy you use filters specific HTTP user agents, you can type a custom user-agent string in the User-Agent box. To configure a proxy server, see Configure a Proxy Server.
Note: You need the System Administrator role to configure Tenable Nessus settings. For more information, see Users.
The following table describes the Proxy Server settings:
|The proxy server host.
|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.
|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:
|The user agent for the proxy server, if your proxy requires a preset user agent.