Database Credentials

The following are available Database credentials:

DB2

The following table describes the additional options to configure for IBM DB2 credentials.

Options Description
Auth Type

The authentication method for providing the required credentials.

  • Password

  • Import

  • CyberArk

  • Lieberman

  • Hashicorp Vault

For descriptions of the options for your selected authentication type, see Database Credentials Authentication Types.

Database Port The TCP port that the IBM DB2 database instance listens on for communications from Nessus Manager. The default is port 50000.
Database Name The name for your database (not the name of your instance).
Options Description
Username The username for a user on the database.
The password associated with the username you provided.
Port The TCP port that the Informix/DRDA database instance listens on for communications from Tenable.sc. The default is port 1526.

MySQL

The following table describes the additional options to configure for MySQL credentials.

Options Description
Auth Type

The authentication method for providing the required credentials.

  • Password

  • Import

  • CyberArk

  • Lieberman

  • Hashicorp Vault

For descriptions of the options for your selected authentication type, see Database Credentials Authentication Types.

Username The username for a user on the database.

Password

The password associated with the username you provided.
Database Port The TCP port that the MySQL database instance listens on for communications from Nessus Manager. The default is port 3306.

Oracle

The following table describes the additional options to configure for Oracle credentials.

Options Description
Auth Type

The authentication method for providing the required credentials.

  • Password

  • Import

  • CyberArk

  • Lieberman

  • Hashicorp Vault

For descriptions of the options for your selected authentication type, see Database Credentials Authentication Types.

Database Port The TCP port that the Oracle database instance listens on for communications from Nessus Manager. The default is port 1521.
Auth Type

The type of account you want Nessus Manager to use to access the database instance: 

  • Normal
  • System Operator
  • System Database Administrator
  • SYSDBA
  • SYSOPER
  • NORMAL
Service Type The Oracle parameter you want to use to specify the database instance: SID or Service NameSERVICE_NAME.
Service

The SID value or SERVICE_NAME value for your database instance.

The Service value you enter must match your parameter selection for the Service Type option.

PostgreSQL

The following table describes the additional options to configure for PostgreSQL credentials.

Options Description
Auth Type

The authentication method for providing the required credentials.

  • Password

  • Client Certificate

  • CyberArk

  • Lieberman

  • Hashicorp Vault

For descriptions of the options for your selected authentication type, see Database Credentials Authentication Types.

Database Port The TCP port that the PostgreSQL database instance listens on for communications from Nessus Manager. The default is port 5432.
Database Name The name for your database instance.

SQL Server

The following table describes the additional options to configure for SQL Server credentials.

Options Description
Auth Type

The authentication method for providing the required credentials.

  • Password

  • Import

  • CyberArk

  • Lieberman

  • Hashicorp Vault

For descriptions of the options for your selected authentication type, see Database Credentials Authentication Types.

Username The username for a user on the database.

Password

The password associated with the username you provided.
Database Port The TCP port that the SQL Server database instance listens on for communications from Nessus Manager. The default is port 1433.

AuthType

The type of account you want Nessus Manager to use to access the database instance: SQL or Windows.

Instance Name The name for your database instance.

Sybase ASE

The following table describes the additional options to configure for Sybase ASE credentials.

Options Description
Auth Type

The authentication method for providing the required credentials.

  • Password

  • CyberArk

  • Lieberman

  • Hashicorp Vault

For descriptions of the options for your selected authentication type, see Database Credentials Authentication Types.

Database Port The TCP port that the Sybase ASE database instance listens on for communications from Nessus Manager. The default is port 3638.
Auth Type

The type of authentication used by the Sybase ASE database: RSA or Plain Text.

Cassandra

Option

Description

Auth Type

The authentication method for providing the required credentials.

  • Password

  • CyberArk

  • Lieberman

  • Hashicorp Vault

For descriptions of the options for your selected authentication type, see Database Credentials Authentication Types.

Port

The port the database listens on. The default is port 9042.

MongoDB

Option

Description

Required

Username

The username for the database.

yes

Password

The password for the supplied username.

yes

Database

The name of the database to audit.

no

Port

The port the database listens on.

yes