Add a TNS-Authenticated User

Required User Role: Administrator or organizational user with appropriate permissions. For more information, see User Roles.

For more information about user account configuration options, see TNS User Account Options.

To add a TNS-authenticated user account as an administrator user:

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

  2. Click Users > Users.

    The Users page appears.

  3. Click Add.

    The Add User page appears.

  4. Select a Role.
  5. If you selected Security Manager as the Role, select an Organization.
  6. (Optional) Type a First Name and Last Name.
  7. Type a Username and Password for the user.
  8. If the Type drop-down box is visible, select TNS.
  9. (Optional) Enable User Must Change Password.
  10. Select a Time Zone.
  11. (Optional) Select a Scan Result Default Timeframe.
  12. (Optional) Enable Cached Fetching.
  13. (Optional) Enable Dark Mode for the user.
  14. (Optional) Type Contact Information for the user.
  15. Click Submit.

    Tenable.sc saves your configuration.

To add a TNS-authenticated user account as an organizational user:

  1. Log in to Tenable.sc via the user interface. You must log in with a user account belonging to the organization where you want to create a new user.

  2. Click Users > Users.

    The Users page appears.

  3. Click Add.

    The Add User page appears.

  4. (Optional) Type a First Name and Last Name for the user.
  5. If the Type drop-down box is visible, select TNS.
  6. Type a Username and Password for the user.
  7. (Optional) Enable User Must Change Password.
  8. Select a Time Zone.
  9. (Optional) Select a Scan Result Default Timeframe.
  10. (Optional) Enable Cached Fetching.
  11. Select a Role. For more information, see User Roles.
  12. Select a Group. For more information, see Organizations and Groups.
  13. (Optional) If you want to customize the group-related permissions for the user, modify the Group Permissions as described in Custom Group Permissions.
  14. (Optional) If you want to share an asset list with the user, select an Asset. For more information, see Assets.
  15. (Optional) Enable Dark Mode for the user.
  16. (Optional) Type Contact Information for the user.
  17. Click Submit.

    Tenable.sc saves your configuration.