Link Tenable Core to Tenable.io

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

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 + Tenable.io Web Application Scanning to Tenable.io via a proxy, configure a proxy connection to the internet, as described in Configure a Proxy Server.

To configure Tenable.io Web Application Scanning in Tenable Core:

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

    The Tenable.io Link window appears.

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

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

    Note: To retrieve your Tenable.io linking key, log in to Tenable.io 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 Tenable.io.
  4. In the Tenable.io Host: box, type https://cloud.tenable.com.

  5. (Optional) If you configured a proxy for Tenable Core to connect to Tenable.io, 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 Tenable.io. For more information, see Web Application Scans in the Tenable.io Web Application Scanning User Guide.