Tenable.io - Update Account Status
  • 28 Jan 2024
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Tenable.io - Update Account Status

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Article summary

Tenable.io - Update Account Status updates the Tenable.io account status to enabled or disabled for:

  • Assets that match the results 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.io Adapter - Select this option to use the first connected adapter credentials.
    • Select Adapter Connection - Select which adapter connection to use for this Enforcement Action.
    To use this option, you must successfully configure a Tenable.io adapter connection.

Required Fields

These fields must be configured to run the Enforcement Set.

  • Account Status - Select the status to apply to the Tenable.io account.
    • Enabled - Select to change the account status to enabled.
    • Disabled - Select to change the account status to disabled.
  • Compute Node - The Axonius node to use when connecting to the specified host. For more details, see Connecting Additional Axonius Nodes.

Additional Fields

These fields are optional.

  • Gateway Name - Select the gateway through which to connect to perform the action.

Connection Parameters

If Use stored credentials from the Tenable.io Adapter is disabled, these fields are required.

  • Tenable.io domain - The IP address or hostname of your Tenable.io management server.

  • Access API key and Secret API key (required) - These values must be created in the Tenable.io console. To generate an API key in the Tenable.io console, see Tenable.io - Generate an API Key.

  • 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.

  • HTTPS Proxy - Connect the adapter to a proxy instead of directly connecting it to the domain.


Axonius uses the Tennable.io API.

Required Ports

Axonius must be able to communicate via the following ports:

  • Port 80

Required Permissions

The Tenable.io account used to run this Action must have ADMINISTRATOR (64) permissions.

Version Matrix

This Enforcement Action has only been tested with the versions marked as supported, but may work with other versions. Please contact Axonius Support if you have a version that is not listed and it is not functioning as expected.

Tenable.io v1.0Yes

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

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