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After you deploy your instance of Tenable Core + Web Application Scanning, you can configure your Web Application Scanner to

Before you begin:

  • Log in to Tenable Core in a browser, as described in Log In to Tenable Core.
  • (Optional) If you want to connect Tenable Core + Web Application Scanning to via a proxy, configure a proxy connection to the internet, as described in Configure a Proxy Server.

To configure Web Application Scanning in Tenable Core:

  1. In the left navigation menu, click Web Application Scanner.

    The Link window appears.

    Tip: Click the notepad icon icon next to the Link URL: option to reopen the window.

  2. In the Link Key: box, type your linking key.

    Note: To retrieve your linking key, log in to and navigate to Scans>Agents. On the Linked Agents tab, your linking key appears.

  3. In the Scanner Name: box, type a name for your scanner as you want it to appear in
  4. In the Host: box, type

  5. (Optional) If you configured a proxy for Tenable Core to connect to, select the Connect Using Proxy: check box.

  6. Click Activate Scanner.

    A success message appears.

    Your Web Application Scanner appears in the scanner list on For more information, see Web Application Scans in the Web Application Scanning User Guide.