Set a Master Password

If you set a master password, Nessus encrypts all policies and credentials contained in the policy, and prompts you for the password as needed.

Caution: If you lose your master password, it cannot be recovered by an administrator or Tenable Support.

  1. In Nessus, in the top navigation bar, click Settings.

    The About page appears.

  2. Click the Master Password tab.
  3. In the New Password box, type your desired password.
  4. Click the Save button.

    The master password is saved.