TOC & Recently Viewed

Recently Viewed Topics

Manage Accounts

You can create and manage Users and Groups on the Accounts page.

  1. On the Nessus home page, select the button.
  2. Select Accounts.

The following table describes settings and options in Nessus Manager,, and Nessus Professional.

Setting Name


Product Version(s)

User Type(s)


Users are individual Nessus accounts to be used for assigning permissions.

Nessus Manager

Nessus Professional

All User Types


Group are collections of users created for shared permissions.

Nessus Manager

System Administrator

Nessus Manager also has the ability to manage users using a configured LDAP Server. You must define the username as the registered email address within the service.

Note: Once an account is created, the account Username cannot be changed. If you need to change an account's username, you must create a New User account with a new username.


Copyright © 2017. Tenable Network Security, Inc. All rights reserved. Tenable Network Security, Nessus, SecurityCenter Continuous View, Passive Vulnerability Scanner, and Log Correlation Engine are registered trademarks of Tenable Network Security, Inc. All other products or services are trademarks of their respective owners.