Database Credentials

The following are available Database credentials:

Note: Aspects of credential options are based on Nessus plugin options. Therefore, specific credential options may differ from the descriptions documented here.

Configure the following options for all database credentials:

Options Description

Name (Required)

A name for the credential.
Description A description for the credential.

Tag

A tag for the credential. For more information, see Tags.

IBM DB2

The following table describes the additional options to configure for IBM DB2 credentials.

Options Description
Authentication Method

The authentication method for providing the required credentials.

  • CyberArk

  • Password

  • Lieberman

  • Hashicorp Vault

For descriptions of the options for your selected authentication type, see Database Credentials Authentication.

Port The TCP port that the IBM DB2 database instance listens on for communications from Tenable.sc. The default is port 50000.
Database Name The name for your database (not the name of your instance).

Informix/DRDA

The following table describes the additional options to configure for Informix/DRDA credentials.

Options Description
Username The username for a user on the database.

Password

The password associated with the username you provided.
Port The TCP port that the Informix/DRDA database instance listens on for communications from Tenable.sc. The default is port 1526.

MySQL

The following table describes the additional options to configure for MySQL credentials.

Options Description
Authentication Method

The authentication method for providing the required credentials.

  • CyberArk

  • Password

  • Lieberman

  • Hashicorp Vault

For descriptions of the options for your selected authentication type, see Database Credentials Authentication.

Username The username for a user on the database.

Password

The password associated with the username you provided.
Port The TCP port that the MySQL database instance listens on for communications from Tenable.sc. The default is port 3306.
SID The name for your database instance.

Oracle Database

The following table describes the additional options to configure for Oracle Database credentials.

Options Description

Source

The method for providing the required credential details: Entry or Import.

  • Entry — Specifies you want to use a single SID value or SERVICE_NAME value for the credential.

    Note: You must also configure the remaining options on the Add Credential page, as described in Add Credentials.

  • Import — (Must be using CyberArk authentication in the same scan) Specifies you want to use multiple SID values for the credential, uploaded as a .csv file with the following data for each SID value: target, port, service_type, service_id, username, auth_type, cred_manager, and account_name.

    Note: Format the .csv file with the data for each SID value on a separate row. Include the required data in the order listed above, with commas between each value, without spaces. For example: 203.0.113.93,1521,SID,service_id,username,SYSDBA,CyberArk,Database-Oracle-SYS.

Authentication Method

The authentication method for providing the required credentials.

  • CyberArk

  • Password

  • Lieberman

  • Hashicorp Vault

For descriptions of the options for your selected authentication type, see Database Credentials Authentication.

Port The TCP port that the Oracle database instance listens on for communications from Tenable.sc. The default is port 1521.
Authentication

The type of account you want Tenable.sc to use to access the database instance: 

  • Normal
  • System Operator
  • System Database Administrator
Service Type The Oracle parameter you want to use to specify the database instance: SID or Service Name.
Service

The SID value or SERVICE_NAME value for your database instance.

The Service value you enter must match your parameter selection for the Service Type option.

PostgreSQL

The following table describes the additional options to configure for PostgreSQL credentials.

Options Description
Authentication Method

The authentication method for providing the required credentials.

  • CyberArk

  • Password

  • Lieberman

  • Hashicorp Vault

For descriptions of the options for your selected authentication type, see Database Credentials Authentication.

Port The TCP port that the PostgreSQL database instance listens on for communications from Tenable.sc. The default is port 5432.
Database Name The name for your database instance.

SQL Server

The following table describes the additional options to configure for SQL Server credentials.

Options Description
Authentication Method

The authentication method for providing the required credentials.

  • CyberArk

  • Password

  • Lieberman

  • Hashicorp Vault

For descriptions of the options for your selected authentication type, see Database Credentials Authentication.

Username The username for a user on the database.

Password

The password associated with the username you provided.
Port The TCP port that the SQL Server database instance listens on for communications from Tenable.sc. The default is port 1433.

Authentication

The type of account you want Tenable.sc to use to access the database instance: SQL or Windows.

Instance Name The name for your database instance.

Sybase ASE

The following table describes the additional options to configure for Sybase ASE credentials.

Options Description
Authentication Method

The authentication method for providing the required credentials.

  • CyberArk

  • Password

  • Lieberman

  • Hashicorp Vault

For descriptions of the options for your selected authentication type, see Database Credentials Authentication.

Port The TCP port that the Sybase ASE database instance listens on for communications from Tenable.sc. The default is port 3638.
Sybase ASE Auth Type

The type of authentication used by the Sybase ASE database: RSA or Plain Text.

Apache Cassandra

Option

Description

Authentication Method

The authentication method for providing the required credentials.

  • CyberArk

  • Password

  • Lieberman

  • Hashicorp Vault

For descriptions of the options for your selected authentication type, see Database Credentials Authentication.

Database Port

The port the database listens on. The default is port 9042.