Configure a Proxy Server
In 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 — 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 — Nessus does not authenticate.
BASIC — Nessus secures the connection with basic authentication.
DIGEST — Nessus secures the connection with digest authentication.
NTLM — Nessus secures the connection with NTLM authentication.
Click the Save button.
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.|