Configure a Proxy Server

If your organization configured a proxy server to conceal your IP address, share an internet connection on your local network, or control internet access on your network, set the proxy configuration in Tenable Core.

Note: This proxy configuration only applies to updates and Tenable Core + Tenable Web App Scanning connections. The proxy configuration for the application updates itself needs to be completed from the application user interface.

Before you begin:

To configure a proxy server:

  1. In the left navigation bar, click Update Management.

    The Updates page appears.

  2. In the Proxy Host box, type the hostname and port for your proxy server in the format hostname:port (for example,

  3. (Optional) In the Proxy Username box, type a username for your proxy server.
  4. (Optional) In the Proxy Password box, type a password for the proxy.

  5. Click Save Proxy.

    The system initiates your proxy configuration.