Add a Template-Based Dashboard Component

Required User Role: Organizational user with appropriate permissions. For more information, see User Roles.

You can add a dashboard component by configuring a Tenable-provided dashboard component template. To add a custom dashboard component instead, see Add a Custom Dashboard Component.

For more information, see Dashboards and Dashboard and Component Templates.

Before you begin:

To add a template-based dashboard component to a dashboard:

  1. Log in to Tenable Security Center via the user interface.

  2. Click Dashboard.

    The Dashboards page appears.

  3. In the upper-right corner of the page, click the Switch Dashboard drop-down box.

  4. Click the name of the dashboard for which you want to add a component.

    The dashboard appears.

  5. In the upper-right corner of the page, click the Options drop-down box.

  6. Click Add Component.

    The Component Templates page appears.

  7. In the Common section, click the template you want to use for the dashboard component.

    The Add Component Template page updates to reflect the template you selected.

  8. Modify the dashboard component template:

    • To edit the dashboard component name, click the name box and edit the name.

    • To edit the dashboard component description, click the Description box and edit the description.

    • To restrict the target data displayed in the dashboard component, click the Targets drop-down box.

    • To edit the dashboard component refresh schedule, click the Schedule link.

  9. Click Add.

    Tenable Security Center saves your configuration and the Dashboards page appears.