Set Tenable Web App Scanning Scan Permissions

Required Additional License: Tenable Web App Scanning

Required User Role: Administrator

Note: For a complete overview of Tenable Web App Scanning permissions and user roles, see Permissions in the Tenable Developer Portal.

In an existing scan, you can add new user or group permissions or update existing permissions.

To add permissions in the new interface:

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

    The left navigation plane appears.

  2. In the left navigation plane, in the Web App Scanning section, click Scans.

    The Web Application Scanning Scans page appears.

    Note: If your Tenable Web App Scanning license expires, your web application scans no longer appear in the scans table.

  3. In the scans table, hover over the row for the scan for which you want to set permissions.
  4. On the right side of the row, click the button.

    The Update a Scan page appears.

  5. In the User Permissions section, click the add button.

    The Add User Permission plane appears.

  6. In the Add Users or Groups drop-down box, select user name or group with whom you want to share the scan.

    The user name or group appears in the list of users below the drop-down box.

    Tip: If you being typing the name of the user name or group in the drop-down box, Tenable Web App Scanning displays a list of options that match your text.

  7. Next to the user or group name, in the drop-down box, select the permissions you want to apply to the user or group.
  8. Click Add.

    The Add User Permission plane disappears.

    The user or group name appears under the User Permissions section, along with the permissions you selected.

  9. Click Save.

    Tenable Web App Scanning updates the scan permissions.

To update existing permissions in the new interface:

Note: You cannot update permissions for the user that owns the scan.

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

    The left navigation plane appears.

  2. In the left navigation plane, in the Web App Scanning section, click Scans.

    The Web Application Scanning Scans page appears.

    Note: If your Tenable Web App Scanning license expires, your web application scans no longer appear in the scans table.

  3. In the scans table, hover over the row corresponding to the scan for which you want to set permissions.
  4. On the right side of the row, click the button.

    The Update a Scan page appears.

  5. In the User Permissions section, you can:

    Action Steps
    Update permissions for a user or group

    In the drop-down box next to the user or group name, select the permissions you want to apply.

    Remove all permissions from a user or group
    • Roll over the user or group name.

      A Delete button appears next to the drop-down box.

    • Click the Delete button.

      The user or group name disappears from the list.

  6. Click Save.

    Tenable Web App Scanning updates the permissions.