Edit a User Account
This topic has been modified to reflect updates to a corresponding feature in Tenable.io Key Enhancements. For more information, see Tenable.io Key Enhancements.
Required User Role: Administrator
To edit a user account in the new interface:
In the upper-left corner, click the button.
The left navigation plane appears.
In the left navigation plane, click Settings.
The Settings page appears.
Click the Access Control tile.
The Access Control page appears. On this page, you can control user and group access to resources in your Tenable.io account.
In the users table, click the name of the user that you want to edit.
The Edit User page appears.
- Configure the following options:
Option Action Account Settings Full Name Edit the first and last name of the user. Username You cannot edit this option.
Type a valid email address.
A valid email address must be in the format:
where domain corresponds to a domain approved for your Tenable.io instance.
This email address overrides the email address set in the Username box. If you leave this option empty, Tenable.io uses the Username value as the user's email address.
Note: During initial setup, Tenable configures approved domains for your Tenable.io instance. To add domains to your instance, contact your Tenable representative.
Type a valid password. See Password Requirements for more information.
In Tenable.io Web Application Scanning, passwords must be at least 12 characters long and contain the following:
- An uppercase letter
- A lowercase letter
- A number
- A special character
In the drop-down box, select the role that you want to assign to the user.
Groups User Groups security settings
Select or deselect the available security setting options. When selected, these settings:
API — Allow the user to generate API keys.
Tip: You can select only this setting to create an API-only user account.
SAML —Allow the user to log in to their account using a SAML single-sign on (SSO). For more information, see SAML.
Password Access — Allow the user to log in to their account using a password.
Note: If you deselect this option, you cannot select the MFA option.
MFA — Require the user to provide two-factor authentication to log in to their account.
- (Optional) Generate API keys for the user.
Tenable.io saves the changes to the account.