Create a User Account

Video: Add a New User in Tenable.io

Required User Role: Administrator

To create a user account in the new Tenable.io interface:

  1. In the upper-left corner, click the Menu button.

    The left navigation plane appears.

  2. In the left navigation plane, click Settings.

    The Settings page appears.

  3. Click the Users widget.

    The Users page appears. This page contains a table that lists all users for your Tenable.io instance.

  4. In the upper-right corner of the page, click the Create User button.

    The Create User plane appears.

  5. Configure the following options:
    OptionRequiredAction
    Full NameNoType the full name of the user.
    UsernameYes

    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.

    EmailNo

    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.

    PasswordYes

    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
    RoleYesIn the drop-down box, select the role that you want to assign to the user.
  6. Click Create.

    Tenable.io saves the account. The Users page appears, where you can view the new user account listed in the users table.