Add Credentials

Required User Role: Administrator or organizational user with appropriate permissions. For more information, see User Roles.

For more information about credentials, see Credentials.

Note: You can add up to 1000 SSH credentials in a single scan. For best performance, Tenable recommends adding no more than 10 SSH credentials per scan.

To add credentials:

  1. Log in to Tenable Security Center.
  2. Click Scanning > Credentials (administrator users) or Scans > Credentials (organizational users).

    The Credentials page appears.

  3. Click Add.

    The Credential Templates page appears.

  4. In the Miscellaneous, API Gateway, Database, SNMP, SSH, Windows, or Web Authentication sections, click the tile for the specific method you want to configure.

    The Add Credentials configuration page appears.

  5. In the Name box, type a name for the credentials.
  6. In the Description box, type a description for the credentials.
  7. (Optional) Type or select a Tag. For more information, see Tags.
  8. Configure the options, as described in:

  9. Click Submit.

    Tenable Security Center saves your configuration.