Create a User Account (Classic Interface)

Required User Role: Administrator

To create a user account:

  1. In the top navigation bar, click Settings.

    The About page appears.

  2. In the left navigation bar, click Users.

    The Users page appears.

  3. In the upper-right corner of the page, click New User.

    The New User page appears.

  4. Configure the following options:

    Option Required Action
    Username Yes

    Type a valid username.

    A valid username must be in the format:

    name@domain

    where domain corresponds to a domain approved for your Tenable.io instance.

    Note: During initial setup, Tenable configures approved domains for your Tenable.io instance. To add domains to your instance, contact Tenable Support.

    Full Name No Type the full name of the user.
    Email No

    Type a valid email address.

    A valid email address must be in the format:

    name@domain

    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 Tenable Support.

    Password Yes

    Type a valid password.

    Passwords must be at least 12 characters long and contain the following:

    • An uppercase letter
    • A lowercase letter
    • A number
    • A special character
    Role Yes In the drop-down box, select the role that you want to assign to the user.
  5. Click Save.

    Tenable.io saves the account. The Accounts page appears, where you can view the new user account.