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Scan Credentials


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 is 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.

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 OUTSCAN application, open a browser and navigate to
  • To connect to a HIAB, open a browser and enter the assigned network address https://your-appliance-ip.

    Use HTTPS protocol.

    Login OUTSCAN

  1. Log in using your credentials.
  2. To access the Outpost24 common Portal , go to Main Menu > Portal.


Open a browser and navigate to

The Portal is only reachable via HTTPS.

Enter your credentials and click on the blue arrow button to log in.


  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.

Adding Credentials

  1. Log in to OUTSCAN.
  2. In the Portal, click the Account button in the upper right corner.
  3. Click the Credentials box.

  4. Click + Add credentials.

Setting up Credentials

  1. 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
    8. SMB
    9. SSH

      Add Credentials

  2. 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

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

    Web credentials
  5. 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
  6. 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


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