Add a Linked User

Required User Role: Administrator

To allow an Administrator user to switch to one or more Security Manager users without logging out and logging back in to Tenable.sc, add a linked user account to the Administrator. The following restrictions apply to linked user accounts:

  • You cannot convert a standalone user account to a linked user account.
  • Each Administrator can have one linked Security Manager per organization.
  • You can only associate a linked Security Manager with a single Administrator user account.

For more information about linked user accounts, see Linked User Accounts. For more information about user account configuration options, see User Account Options.

To add a linked Security Manager to an Administrator:

  1. Log in to Tenable.sc via the user interface.

  2. Click Users > Users.

    The Users page appears.

  3. Right-click the row for the Administrator to which you want to add a linked user.

    The actions menu appears.

    -or-

    Select the check box for the Administrator to which you want to add a linked user.

    The available actions appear at the top of the table.

  4. Click Add Linked User.

    The Add User page appears. Tenable.sc pre-populates the First Name, Last Name, and Contact Information fields with values from the administrator user account.

  5. Select an Organization.
  6. (Optional) Modify the First Name and Last Name for the user.
  7. Type a Username for the user.
  8. Select a Time Zone.
  9. (Optional) Select a Scan Result Default Timeframe.
  10. (Optional) Enable Cached Fetching.
  11. (Optional) Enable or disable Dark Mode for the user.
  12. (Optional) Modify the Contact Information for the user.
  13. Click Submit.

    Tenable.sc saves your configuration.

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