Create a Managed Credential

Required Tenable Vulnerability Management User Role: Basic, Scan Operator, Standard, Scan Manager, or Administrator

Required Tenable Web App Scanning User Role: Basic, Scan Operator, Standard, Scan Manager, or Administrator

This topic describes creating a managed credential in the Tenable Vulnerability Management credential manager.

You can also create a managed credential during scan configuration, as well as convert a scan-specific credential to a managed credential. For more information, see Add a Credential to a Scan or Configure Credentials Settings in Tenable Web App Scanning.

To create a managed credential:

  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 Credentials tile.

    The Credentials page appears. The credentials table lists the managed credentials you have permission to view.

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

    The Select Credential Type plane appears.

  5. Do one of the following:

    • Select one of the available credential types.
    • Click on a credential type in the category sections.

    The credential settings appear.

  6. In the Title box, type a name for the credential.
  7. (Optional) In the Description box, type a description for the credential.
  8. Configure the settings for the credential type you selected.

    For more information about credential settings, see Credentials (Tenable Vulnerability Management) or Credentials (Tenable Web App Scanning).

  9. Add user permissions.
  10. Click Save.

    Tenable Vulnerability Management adds the credential to the credentials table in the Credentials page.