Nessus - Delete Account
  • 30 Jun 2024
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Nessus - Delete Account

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Nessus - Delete Account deletes a user account from an existing Tenable Nessus group for users that match the parameters of the selected saved query, and match the Enforcement Action Conditions, if defined or assets selected on the relevant asset page.

See Creating Enforcement Sets to learn more about adding Enforcement Actions to Enforcement Sets.

General Settings

  • Enforcement Set name (required) - The name of the Enforcement Set. A default value is added by Axonius. You can change the name according to your needs.
  • Add description - Click to add a description of the Enforcement Set. It is recommended to describe what the Enforcement Set does.
  • Run action on assets matching following query (required) - Select an asset category and a query. The Enforcement Action will be run on the assets that match the query parameters.
  • Action name (required) - The name of the Main action. A default value is added by Axonius. You can change the name according to your needs.
  • Configure Dynamic Values - Toggle on to enter a Dynamic Value statement. See Creating Enforcement Action Dynamic Value Statements to learn more about Dynamic Value statement syntax.

  • Use stored credentials from the Tenable Nessus adapter - Select this option to use the the first connected Nessus adapter credentials.
    NOTE
    To use this option, you must successfully configure a Tenable Nessus adapter connection.

Required Fields

These fields must be configured to run the Enforcement Set.

Additional Fields

These fields are optional.

Connection Parameters

If Use stored credentials from the Tenable Nessus Adapter is disabled, these fields are required:

  • Host Address - The address of the Nessus host.
  • Port - The port to use to connect to the Nessus host.
  • User Name and Password - The credentials for a user account that has the required permissions to add IP addresses.
  • Access API key and Secret API key - These values must be created in the Tenable.io console. To generate an API key in the Tenable.io console, see Generate an API Key (Tenable Nessus 10.7).
  • Verify SSL - Select whether to verify the SSL certificate of the server against the CA database inside of Axonius. For more details, see SSL Trust & CA Settings.

APIs

Axonius uses the pyTenable 1.4.22 documentation API.

Required Ports

Axonius must be able to communicate with the values supplied in Connection Parameters via the following ports:

  • 80
  • 443

Required Permissions

The values supplied in Connection Parameters above must have permission to write.


For more details about other Enforcement Actions available, see Action Library.


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