This document describes how to create and manage scan credentials in Outpost24 Portal UI.


In the Credentials view, the test credentials that are used for authenticated scanning or scoping can be created and securely managed.


The Credentials accessible through Appsec in OUTSCAN or HIAB or by the portal.


To add credentials to an account, the account first need to be created in OUTSCAN.
See Manage Users for more information on adding user accounts.

Getting Started

There are several ways to login to the Outpost24 Portal UI:

  • From OUTSCAN
  • From a HIAB
  • or directly to the Outpost24 Portal 


To launch the Appsec application from OUTSCAN, navigate to https://outscan.outpost24.com.


Use HTTPS protocol.

Authentication OUTSCAN

  • Log in using your credentials.
  • To access the Appsec module, go to Main Menu > Portal.


To launch the Appsec application from HIAB, connect to the HIAB by using its assigned network address.

Authentication HIAB

  • Log in using your credentials.
  • To access the Appsec module, go to Main Menu > Portal.


Open a browser and navigate to https://outscan.outpost24.com/portal


Use HTTPS protocol.

Authentication Portal

Enter your credentials and click the blue arrow button.


Account dashboard

  1. Click the account icon in the upper right corner.


    The account icon varies depending on the username name.

  2. Click Credential to display the available credentials on the account.

Add Credentials

To add credentials:

  1. Click on the Add Credentials button in the lower right corner.


  2. In the drop-down menu, select the type of credentials you want to add.
    The following types of credentials are available:
    1. Web - for web-form based authentication
    2. Basic - for Basic HTTP authentication as specified in RFC 7617 [1]
    3. VMware vSphere
    4. Google Cloud Platform
    5. Amazon Web Services
    6. Microsoft Azure
    7. Docker

      Add Credentials

  3. Depending on what type of credential you select, various options are displayed. Fill in the relevant information for each row.
    The example shows Basic Credentials.

    Basic Credentials

  4. Click ADD to add the credentials to your account.
  5. In the Web credentials, the Add new field allows you to add further information.

    Web credentials

  6. Select the credential type from the following drop-down menu.
    • Username
    • PIN
    • Security Question
    • Domain
    • E-mail
    • Member number
    • Password
    • Security Answer
    • Phone Number
    • First Name
    • Last Name
    • Token
    • Other

  7. Add a values for the selected credentials.


Credentials of type Password, PIN, Security answer, and Token are masked in the view:


Click the View icon to temporary unmask the credential.


Edit Credentials

To edit the credentials,

  1. Click on Edit.

  2. The Edit credentials window is displayed.

    Edit credentials
  3. Edit the details and click Save.

Delete Credentials

To permanently delete user credentials:

  1. Click on Delete.
  2. Verify by clicking on the red delete button.

    Final Delete


  1. RFC 7617 https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc7617


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